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Tag: life

  • Ian Martin on Getting Old

    People who “hate getting old” are idiots. Every year is a privilege. Let me tell you, callow miserabilists: getting to 60 feels like a triumph. I have no idea how I made it this far, but I am very grateful. Ian Martin

  • John Scalzi on “Straight White Male”

    In the role playing game known as The Real World, ‘Straight White Male’ is the lowest difficulty setting there is. John Scalzi

  • Robert Brault on Accepting Apologies

    Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got. Robert Brault

  • Life is simpler and more pleasant if you forgive…

    Life is simpler and more pleasant if you forgive others their transgressions. No one is perfect, many less perfect than others. —Dave Moulton Dave has another great quote at the end of his post, but you’ll have to go read his post to find it. Language warning: don’t go read it if you are easily…

  • UK OBs want to murder babies after birth

    Bioethicists realize birth is an artificial dividing line whether a human can be aborted or killed. We can terminate for serious fetal abnormality up to term but cannot kill a newborn. What do people think has happened in the passage down the birth canal to make it OK to kill the fetus at one end…

  • Where Are The “Culture of Life” People on Darfur?

    Mike Cohen raises a valid point in response to my last post on the Darfur conflict. So.. the deaths of 50,000-300,000 Africans are less important than the death of one brain-dead American woman. I don’t see any of the “culture of life” people getting their knickers in a twist about this. Mike compares the lack…

  • Terri Schiavo and the Pope

    I’ve been discussing with “AL” Terri’s and the pope’s deaths in the comments of a previous article. Go here to follow the discussion.

  • Schiavo, Is There Another Side?

    Diane at Crossroads posts another side to the Schiavo/Schindler controversy. The post’s date is March 31, 2005, so I assume it’s not an April Fools’ post. Diane’s post starts: Perhaps the Christian community has swallowed a lie about Michael Schiavo? I think we certainly should consider that possibility, in order to be fair. What’s amazing…

  • Terri Schiavo Dead

    Thirteen days after her feeding tube was removed by court order, Terri Schiavo has died. May she and her family have peace.