bioethics, pop culture

Faith on the Ballet: The 2018 Midterm Elections

Political issues are more complex than flyers allow for, and it frustrates me when some group tries to boil my faith down to voting for a particular political party.

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bioethics, spirituality

Reservoirs of Trust: On the American Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis

"...he problem with reservoirs is that they take a very long time to fill but they can be drained by one hole in the dam.  The actions of one person can destroy what it took hundreds of people years to build." - James Comey

bioethics, pop culture, Q and A

The Tragic Case of Alfie Evans: A Friend’s Question

In the case of Alfie, the question should not be "do we stop invasive care on a terminally ill toddler?" Rather, it ought to be, "do we want to be a society that stops invasive care on a terminally ill toddler because we think his life is not worth living or do we want to be a society that stops invasive care on a terminally ill toddler because his life is worth living but we recognize that our technologies cannot save him and because we respect his dignity and worth, we are going to stop invasive care because we want him to be comfortable as his body shuts down?"