If we treat criminals the way we treat natural disasters — as physical events without moral culpability — the pragmatic approach is preemption as well.
This is an awful story but it shows how the assisted suicide movement greatly harms the culture and despairing individuals at their times of greatest vulnerability.
Forensic analysis is ripe for abuse if scientists are careless with the design filter.
Darwin taught that life is the product of blind, meaningless, purposeless churning — making all life, including human, hardly more special or dignified than cosmic refuse.
Any system of justice that would not meaningfully distinguish between man and beast is not worthy of the name.