re: US guatemala syphilis ethics
“Too often people become absorbed with the merit of a scientific question and can lose sight of the ethics in answering it,” said Mary Faith Marshall, a professor at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Bioethics. “Possibly, if you broaden the scope… to private industry, you’ll see things that are even worse.” This statement is not only incredibly...
Politicians get sponsor logos
darkokramer: RT @TomRaftery: It’d be great if politicians had to wear sponsorship logos, like formula 1 cars, so we could see who they really represent
The International Panel on Climate Change publishes that global warming is 90% likely caused by man. If someone told you there was a 90% likelihood your plane would crash, would you still fly?
GOP candidates sign hate pledge.
Romney, Bachmann, and Santorum sign NOM pledge to investigate harassed homophobic marriage traditionalists. Here is an example of what Romney, Santorum, and Bachmann signed. This is the fourth rule, “Establish a presidential commission on religious liberty to investigate and document reports of Americans who have been harassed or threatened for exercising key civil rights to organize, to...
Gandhi is the other person. I believe Gandhi is the only person who knew about...– Vandana Shiva
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What a magnificent performance.
Reasons behind the London Riots
Australian living in London. I’d like to add to this, because I see a huge miscommunication going on between the two view points. One question is asking “why are they doing it?” pertaining to social influences that shape the rioters, and the other people are asking the same question, but pertaining to the immediacy and unthought rationalisation behind their behaviour...
The IQ of a mob is the IQ of its dumbest member divided by the number of...– Terry Pratchett
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