Philosophy & Ethics
- The Black Sheep says "No!"
“The larger a society or confederacy, the greater the amalgamation of collusive factors- which is typical of every large organization- the more aggravated the moral and spiritual degeneration of the individual.” -Carl Jung “ ...
Blog Post - Brian Taylor - Nov 11 2008 - 7:43pm
- Putting Your Prostitution Paradigm In Its Place
This essay is the second in the series concerning Assignee's Prerogative, the new Enlightenment's promise and shortcomings in an easy to understand empirical precis. This essay hopes to illumine the masses to concepts, types, powers and dangers o ...
Blog Post - Brian Taylor - Jan 24 2009 - 11:07pm
- The Way of the Why or the Death of a Pig
This is the third installment explaining in plain language the promise and pitfalls of the new modern Enlightenment. In this essay the practical exemplification of the power of paradigm begins to illustrate the absurdity of counter-productive man. It is r ...
Blog Post - Brian Taylor - Dec 13 2009 - 1:23am
- Conservatism is Unnatural
This is the fourth essay from Brian Taylor's lowbrow explanation of the concepts facing the modern enlightened. So far, using plain language, typical story-like reflections and humor he has explained not only that we have all been lied to for thousan ...
Blog Post - Brian Taylor - Mar 19 2009 - 12:16am
- Mandatory HPV Vaccination Both Unwarranted And Unwise
The HPV vaccine, sold as Gardasil in the U.S., is intended to prevent four strains of the human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted infection in the world. The vaccine also prevents against cervical cancer. While the vaccine represents a s ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 12 2008 - 1:02pm
- Synthetic Sunshine And Synthetic Biology – The Future Of Humanity
Should we worry about a future with no humans? This question and many more will be answered in a public lecture at Keele University looking at new advances in science and technology – and their impact on humanity. Bioethicist Professor John Harris will gi ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 16 2008 - 12:23pm
- Asthma Over-Diagnosed In One Third Of Adults
Asthma may be overdiagnosed in countries like Canada, suggests a longitudinal study of 540 obese and non-obese adults (http://www.cmaj.ca/press/pg1121.pdf)that found approximately one third of Canadians with physician-diagnosed asthma do not have asthma wh ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 17 2008 - 5:07pm
- Will Genetic Researchers Avoid Studies Because Of Concerns About Being Labelled Racist?
People are different, both physically and mentally, but genetically everyone is very similar, scientists have said for decades. But with population research becoming more and more common, the University of Alberta's Tim Caulfield is concerned that gen ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 18 2008 - 3:44pm
- Banning Fast Food Advertising Would Curb Childhood Obesity But The Social Cost Would Be High
A ban on fast food advertisements in the United States could reduce the number of overweight children by as much as 18 percent, according to a new study being published this month in the Journal of Law and Economics. The study also reports that eliminating ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 19 2008 - 11:32am
- Misleading Medical Coverage Of Mainstream And Alternative Medicine, Says Study
Media coverage of clinical trials does not contain the elements readers require to make informed decisions. A comparison of the coverage received by pharmaceutical and herbal remedy trials, reported in BMC Medicine, has revealed that it is rarely possible ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 26 2008 - 12:58pm