Our suffering phobia has triggered a harmful societal neurosis that has both subverted human exceptionalism and undermined societal common sense.
Some jurisdictions are getting there faster and some slower. But that tide only flows in one direction.
The 2023 Conference on Engineering in Living Systems, organized by the CSC’s Engineering Research Group, is set for June 1-3 in Denton, Texas.
The birds themselves are not agents making a moral choice to deceive; they are carrying out a behavior pattern they have inherited.
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.