Peter Singer

How the Smart Set Was Wrong About Trump and the Unborn

Trump recently took $60 million away from Planned Parenthood, the first president ever to do so. This and other unique pro-life initiatives of President Trump turned my mind to certain claims made by the pro-life Smart Set back in those crazy days of the 2016 campaign. In March 2016, a group of old and very [...]

Legitimizing the Killing of Innocent Life

Many commentators have perceived that the New York State law that legalizes infanticide when a child has survived a late-term abortion is a watershed. This was certainly buttressed by both the State’s celebratory lighting up of the Freedom Tower building after its passage and the subsequent public justification of infanticide by Virginia’s governor (a pediatrician, [...]

Can You Handle the Truth?

Any guess as to the leading cause of death? Heart disease… cancer… smoking… obesity? Not even close. At over 56 million deaths annually, the worldwide loss of life from abortion exceeds that of the top ten leading causes of death combined. Half of those—roughly 28 million deaths—are from legal abortions. Twenty-eight million people. That exceeds [...]

Of Daleks and Utilitarians

  Instructing doctors to kill the dying rather than waiting for them to die is icky. But think of the quality of the organs they could donate! This is the argument some Belgian transplant surgeons used to justify taking organs from patients who had just chosen to be euthanased. Creating rabbit-man chimeras for experimentation seems like [...]

LifeSiteNews has just published a story containing, to my mind, the surest sign of a decadent culture.  The chair of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cape Town, David Benatar, has pubished a book, "Better To Never Have Been: The Harm of Coming Into Existence."  The basic argument is this:  Human existence necessarily [...]

The Surest Sign of a Decadent Culture

LifeSiteNews has just published a story containing, to my mind, the surest sign of a decadent culture.  The chair of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cape Town, David Benatar, has pubished a book, "Better To Never Have Been: The Harm of Coming Into Existence."  The basic argument is this:  Human existence necessarily [...]

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