Philosophy & Ethics

US Stem Cell Clinic LLC Guilty Of Selling Adulterated Stem Cell Drug Product

US Stem Cell Clinic LLC, of Weston, Florida, and US Stem Cell Inc., of Sunrise, Florida, and their Chief Scientific Officer Kristin Comella, Ph.D. have adulterated and misbranded a stem cell drug product made from a patient’s adipose tissue, U.S. District ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 4 2019 - 11:03am

For Consideration: Use Opioid Overdoses For Organ Transplants

Though the U.S. government and its hand-picked panel are claiming that the "opioid epidemic" is legitimate pain patients getting hooked on drugs because of lazy doctors and greedy pharmaceutical companies, the reality is much different. Only a sm ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 6 2019 - 9:54am

How To Create A Good Excuse

We've all offered an excuse for a poor reaction or any behavior we recognize we should not have engaged in; many have rationalized it to mitigate consequences or even make it socially acceptable.  Stress, headaches, even ignorance can be proffered, b ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 1 2019 - 9:00am

Human-Animal Hybrids Are Coming, To Grow Organs For Transplant- What Are The Implications?

Around the world thousands of people are on organ donor waiting lists. While some of those people will receive the organ transplants they need in time, the sad reality is that many will die waiting. But controversial new research may provide a way to addr ...

Article - The Conversation - Aug 3 2019 - 9:50am

Emotional Support Animals- The Ethical Challenge In Signing Off On Them Is Not Being Met

After California realized that their coastal counties not only led the country in vaccine denial for personal preference, they actually had more than the rest of the U.S. combined, the legislature passed a law eliminating exemptions for all but medical rea ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 7 2019 - 9:42am

Democrats Have Turned The Amicus Curiae Brief Legal Tool Into A Declaration Of War

Legal briefs, in even the most high profile cases, rarely make headlines. They are technical documents intended to persuade judges in a case about particular points of law. In American law schools, students now take courses to help them master the arcane ...

Article - The Conversation - Aug 26 2019 - 3:18pm

Plagiarism, Lack Of Diversity; Humanities Journal Editors Criticize Humanities Academia

Humanities academics have so long signaled toward progressivism- even when progressives were eugenicists- that it is harm to imagine that they wouldn't become more inclusive without having it called out, but perhaps that is the nature of truly lacking ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 3 2019 - 2:54pm

Bruce Springsteen: An American Aristotle

In the recently released film Blinded by the Light, Pakistani teenager Javed discovers commitment and courage through the music of Bruce Springsteen. Based on journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s 1980s memoir, the dreams and frustrations of a working-class boy fr ...

Article - The Conversation - Sep 13 2019 - 5:00am

How National Stereotypes Killed The Dream Of 19th Century Philosophers

Nationalist politics continue to gain support across the European continent, from the UK to Italy, France, Hungary and Poland. Meanwhile, the concept of “Europe” has become a rallying cry for those who want to resist what they see as a constraining, inade ...

Article - The Conversation - Sep 15 2019 - 2:01pm

We Know We're Going To Die, So Why Don't We Really Believe It?

In the novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich (1886), Leo Tolstoy presents a man who is shocked by suddenly realising that his death is inevitable. While we can easily appreciate that the diagnosis of a terminal illness came as an unpleasant surprise, how could ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 8 2019 - 7:00am