Childloss and Unbearable Grief

When I sat down with Ernest and Lacy (not their real names), I did not have much to say.  They had lost their daughter several days ago, and what can one say about the loss of a child that can make things better?  Their tears were still fresh; the Kleenex box was about half-full. AsContinue reading “Childloss and Unbearable Grief”

In modern society, eugenics lingers in the absence of ethical reflection

If there is one common theme that ties all of humanity together, from the earliest Neanderthals to modern (or post-modern) times, it is humanity’s desire to control its own destiny.   Consider that the earliest story of sin from Genesis consisted of two individuals, Adam and Eve, who ate from the tree of the “knowledge ofContinue reading “In modern society, eugenics lingers in the absence of ethical reflection”