Category Archives: Brave New World

Evil … Quiet and Tidy

It’s called Waste-to-Energy and sounds like a practical but innocuous program where waste products are incinerated to generate energy. But the program has come under new scrutiny with the recent revelation that hospitals in the UK acknowledged at least 15,500 … Continue reading

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Only Evil Continually

Evil exists in our world. Two days ago, this evil was embodied by a 45 year old Springfield, Missouri man wearing a baseball cap, longish gray hair and a beard, a man who drove a tan Ford Ranger. (His name … Continue reading

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Not Much Happy Talk?

How many children were born to your great-grandparents? How many born to your grandparents? How many to your parents? And if you’re a parent, how many children were born to you and your spouse? For me, the answers on my … Continue reading

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The Monster: Speaking The Unspeakable

One hundred sixty three years ago today, writer Mary Shelley died of an apparent brain tumor. She was fifty-three years old (1797-1851). Known primarily for her Gothic/horror novel Frankenstein, Mary Shelley’s life (both literary and personal) was marked by enormous … Continue reading

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Oh, The Humanity!

This is not a post I desire to pen. At this moment, my eyes well with tears and my body trembles from an intense grief beyond anything I am able to describe or comprehend. Through many years, my grief has … Continue reading

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Brave New World − Engineered Embryos

The website headline reads: Chinese firm’s bid to allow parents to pick their smartest embryos It’s the advent of the SuperBaby! Underneath the headline, there’s a picture of three adults each holding a baby (all wrapped in pink blankets, one … Continue reading

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