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A Closer Look

I weary of the harsh rhetoric about climate change and the environment. I have long felt that both sides of the issue make their case using healthy doses of exaggeration and hyperbole to incite fear and attract attention. That being … Continue reading

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Too Many or Too Few?!?!

In an earlier blog I reported about the Boston College ethicists who argued that single women should not be permitted to undergo in-vitro fertilization (IVF) because we have too many people.  (ref: http://www.robertfleischmann.com/archives/145).  Now, consider the story of the effectiveness … Continue reading

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Just When You Thought it Couldn’t Get Muddier

The world of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and surrogate parenting has enough ethical challenges just in the procedure.  Consider this new twist in which embryos were placed in the wrong mothers: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2720056/Judge-decide-legal-parents-IVF-twins-one-couple-s-embryos-implanted-wrong-mother-Rome-hospital-mix-up.html

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