Category Archives: Ethics

How To Rewrite Misleading News Headlines

I have a habit of rewriting misleading news headlines. Most people read headlines, not articles, so news writers and editors know it’s important to communicate their message via headlines. In many cases, news headlines are deliberately misleading. In some cases, … Continue reading

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The evil heart of Donald Trump speaks

“The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.” ~ Jesus Christ (Luke 6.45) … Continue reading

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All aboard the trans* train

The trans* train is leaving the station. Everyone who isn’t a hate-filled bigot please climb aboard. Below are select paragraphs taken from the article: “Exiles in their own flesh: A psychotherapist speaks”. I’ve read this article several times. Everyone in … Continue reading

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Living in a universe of violent artificial images

Living in a universe of violent artificial images “Images of extreme violence produce either exact reproduction (which is short-lived) or else overall behavior of generalized brutality accompanied by impoverished language.) We must certainly beware of the fact that these images … Continue reading

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Creating New Organisms with 3-D Printed DNA [VIDEO]

Creating New Organisms with 3-D Printed DNA During the early 1980’s I lived and worked in Bethesda, Maryland, and I would make deliveries to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on a daily basis. I remember a local news story … Continue reading

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The Cult of the American Sniper

“Does the Christian or denizen of the Old American Empire die and kill for it, as the members of the Cult of the American Sniper apparently believe?” Continue reading

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US Government, US Army, and CIA torture policy from 1963 to the present day

US Government, US Army, and CIA torture policy from 1963 to the present day The media publicity surrounding the recent CIA Torture Report makes it seems as though torture as US policy is something new, and shocking. But torture as … Continue reading

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