Utilitarianism goes on a charm offensive

But sprinkling the pixie dust of Christianity won’t change its dark public image By Michael Cook Peter Singer has been called the world’s most influential living philosopher — but not everyone agrees that his influence has been benign. Last year he participated in an event which showcased all the contractions in the public image of …

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Peter Singer backs abortion for curbing population growth

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note.  Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. Peter Singer is an Australian moral philosopher and currently Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University. He is former editor of the Bioethics journal …

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“Pushing people out of their comfort zones” –-a nice way of saying Peter Singer places untold numbers of vulnerable people at risk

By Dave Andrusko Although I often disagree with him, I find science writer John Horgan well worth reading. I would read him in any event, but especially because some of people pro-lifers would find infinitely dangerous Horgan respects—and gets them to talk. Which brings us to a entry Horgan made dated October 22 on the …

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