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tail of a mouse

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.”

– Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu

Do doctors have the right to kill?

A large part of most medical interviews include ethical topics. Perhaps one of the most topical of these surrounds the issue of euthanasia. Euthanasia defined as the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma divides most members of the population. 152 more words


The Witcher 3's Launch Trailer Amazing and a Just Little Icky

Writer’s Note: I composed this article the day this trailer was released but then, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt actually came out and well…time makes fools of us all. 481 more words


Beyond Chutzpah: Chase, Israel, Palestine, and OFAC

Here’s an actual conversation I had about two hours ago at my local Chase branch office.

Chase Banker: Hi, can I help you?


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Madness Under Modern Capitalism

Let’s talk about madness. Schizophrenia: from the ancient Greek schizo, meaning ‘split,’ and phrene, meaning ‘mind.’ But of course, in recent history, since around the 19th century, our ways of thinking about ‘schizophrenia’ have become much more complicated: a growing function of social and psychiatric progress. 1,158 more words


Call for regulation of Artificial Intelligence is premature

Astronomer Royal Martin Rees says artificial intelligence needs to be regulated in this video below, as reported in the Telegraph newspaper in the United Kingdom. 300 more words