Disturbing news from China.
Charles Krauthammer on the latest promising development in stem cell research: This is a revolutionary finding. Amniotic fluid surrounds the baby in the womb during pregnancy. It is routinely drawn out by needle in amniocentesis. The procedure carries little risk and is done for legitimate medical purposes that have nothing to do with stem cells.… Continue reading
The always fascinating Scott Carson is on a roll: One of my colleagues, who specializes in philosophy of science and who is a militant atheist, has said that you’d have to be a moron to be a realist about science these days (I wish he would say what he really thinks one of these days).… Continue reading
Why I love Kevin Smith: “I’m not a visual person,” he admitted. “I like dialogue. I’m interested in character [development].” It’s true that crafting lovely prose isn’t the creative endeavor that best leverages the Mac’s engineering feats. Is this heresy in a crowd of Macophiles? (Your correspondent happens to be working on a PC, not… Continue reading
This is so depressing. I wish the story ended here, but, unfortunately, it does not. Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, the Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops told Corrierre della Sera yesterday that “when Archbishop Wielgus was nominated, we did not know anything about his collaboration with the secret service.” This, of course, flatly contradicts Wielgus’… Continue reading