Monthly Archives: March 2005

The Value of a Human Life

Conservatives use the Schiavo case to argue that they have the high moral ground, maintaining a “bright line” between human life and death. In practice this is an expedient doctrine that applies only to their own group. Continue reading

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Playing at Dominoes in the Middle East

Is democracy on the march in the Middle East? The Bush administration is playing with fire and is more likely to blow the region up than to usher in a new era. Continue reading

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Let Our Conscience Be the Guide

Conscience is the hardwired instinct to cooperate with other members of the group. Conflict between groups can override this instinct. With war between the superpowers no longer feasible, a world at peace is attainable. Continue reading

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