Abortion absolutism is a radical departure from the once well-accepted idea that nascent human beings — at least at some level — deserve respect and protection.
Scientists just took a big step toward making that once unthinkable prospect — biological males giving birth — a reality.
The increasing outsourcing of health-care policy to medical bureaucrats during the COVID-19 crisis illustrates a dangerous temptation.
Consider: Children — no matter how “mature” — cannot buy cigarettes or give consent to being tattooed.
Scientists aren’t like “everyone else”: because of the prestige they enjoy, the impact of their being “uncritical of things that [they] want to believe” is tremendous. It can be quite corrosive, quite malign.