By Wesley J. Smith Richard Dawkins, the (in)famous atheism proselytizer, has mused about eating human meat. No, he doesn’t want to join the Donner Party. Researchers may soon be able to manufacture meat from cell lines in the lab, and Dawkins has suggested in a tweet that we could “overcome our taboo” by eating human flesh …Continue reading "Dawkins Wants to Eat Human ‘Meat’"
By Paul Stark “With respect to those meanings of ‘human’ that are relevant to the morality of abortion, any fetus is less human than an adult pig.” — A tweet from Richard Dawkins, echoing philosopher Peter Singer, who has made the same comparison. Dawkins is probably the world’s most famous, or infamous, proponent of atheism, …Continue reading "The ability to feel pain and Richard Dawkins"
By Dave Andrusko I suspect there was a time when I believed there was some sort of line—however far down the slippery slope it might be—where the anti-life ethos would hit a wall. Not any more. Likewise for its impact on ordinary people who now, as we wrote about yesterday, ‘want their lives back’ …Continue reading "Ideas do have consequences—see Richard Dawkins"
By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer, Alliance Defending Freedom Suffering is not pleasant—most of us can agree on that. Suffering though, no matter how unpleasant, is something we all share. We all have moments of pain and sorrow to different degrees. One might say it’s a part of what makes us human and able …Continue reading "A response to Richard Dawkins: how is it immoral to give life?"
Advice offered on Twitter sounds brutal – and it is By Laura Perrins Professor Richard Dawkins has been pontificating again, this time taking a break from his busy schedule to condemn parents who refuse to conform to the culture of death. On Twitter he said parents who had had a diagnosis of Down’s syndrome …Continue reading "Dawkins, and what to do about a baby with Downs"
By Cassy Fiano Richard Dawkins, the outspoken atheist, has triggered outrage after he announced on Twitter that it would be immoral to bring a baby with Down syndrome into the world. The conversation started when Dawkins slammed Ireland for being a pro-life country, saying it was a civilized country except for “this one area.” …Continue reading "Richard Dawkins: It is immoral to NOT abort babies with Down syndrome"
By Sarah Terzo By now, most pro-lifers have heard the cruel and elitist comments made by Richard Dawkins about aborting Down syndrome babies. Dawkins claims that the “ethical” choice is to abort all babies with Down syndrome, even though these children often lead happy lives and enrich their families and society. An NBC article …Continue reading "Pregnant couples who plan to abort Down syndrome babies defend their choice"
By Wesley J. Smith The atheist proselytizer Richard Dawkins has decided to rattle the cages by claiming on Twitter that a pig is more human than a human fetus. From his Tweet: “With respect to those meanings of “human” that are relevant to the morality of abortion, any fetus is less human than an adult …Continue reading "Dawkins Claims Pig More “Human” Than Fetus"