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Trope-a-Day: Animal Wrongs Group

Animal Wrongs Group: More than a few of the baseline-supremacist, deep green, or luddite ones, who support policies including exterminating all neogens, uplifts, and genemod animals as an affront to precious Nature.  83 more words


Kitchen Science: everything you eat is made of chemicals

Chris Thompson, Monash University

This is the first in our ongoing Kitchen Science series exploring the physics, chemistry and biology that takes place in your home. 821 more words


Nature and Value.

In the previous post, we posed the question of whether the concepts of nature and naturalness were red herrings in discussions concerning the ethics of emerging technologies, specifically synthetic biology. 1,434 more words

Synthetic Biology

The Naturalistic Fallacy Applied to Your Own Sexuality


The naturalistic fallacy is a system of flawed logic that has been quite detrimental to human sexuality. Its fundamental tenet is that people believe that if a behavior occurs in the natural world then it must be right.   418 more words

Thinking About Sexuality