If a squirrel or mushroom and all other earthly entities somehow possess rights, the vibrancy of rights withers.
“We all sense that there is more than blind, pitiless indifference at work, and I think wrestling with that is the thing we all should be doing.”
The dead body has value because the human person does. How we treat our dead reflects our views on what we think about the living.
West celebrates Italy’s contributions to civilization but also calls attention to Italian criminologist Cesare Lombroso, who championed various racist ideas.
The extraordinary ensembles of natural environmental fitness described in my book are thoroughly documented scientific facts.