Is it a duty to care or not?

07Feb

If a human being might be killed by our actions, what obligation do we have? And how much of an obligation is it? And how firm should we be about it? – Let's look at the basics. The answer Canadians give to this is one of the things that makes Canada a decent country.

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Do you smell smoke?

27Jan

What does it tell us, that a number of things now happening in Canada would only a short time ago have seemed the idiosyncratic fantasies of people (we all know some) with hyperactive imaginations?

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A lack of love?

06Jun

If one asks the question, “Have we, as Christians, demonstrated a lack of love for gay people?” what is the answer? It seems to me that there is only one answer a Christian could give.

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‘Sexualityism’ (or, the guy with low morals is now the government)

21May

Why would the Obama administration alienate Christian Americans by requiring them to fund the provision of contraception, which people object to because it kills formed human beings? Why force this thing on the country? It seems it has a lot to do with sex.

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Old & New Covenants in Medicine

04Apr

When a patient says ‘I want to die’ is that what he means? Purveyors of contractual medicine simply listen to the patient’s words; they take such laments as a request for services. But are they? Aren’t patients saying, ‘Tell me I am loved, I am needed, and that my life has been worthwhile. Tell me that I am not a burden.’

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So-Called ‘Individual Rights of Conscience’

07Feb

People writing against Conscience Rights in medicine, even in prestigious journals, have often not stepped back to consider what a right of conscience really is. Which is not surprising, given that they are often responding to Christians defending a loose idea of these rights -- the first that came to their minds, when pressured to act against their conscience. If we get the picture straight this discussion will likely go better.

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