Michael Cook

Michael Cook likes bad puns, bushwalking and black coffee. He did a BA at Harvard University in the US where it was good for networking, but moved to Sydney where it wasn’t. He also did a PhD on an obscure corner of Australian literature. He has worked as a book editor and magazine editor and has published articles in magazines and newspapers in the US, the UK and Australia. Currently he is the editor of BioEdge, a newsletter about bioethics, and MercatorNet. He also writes a bioethics column for Australasian Science and contributes occasional op-ed pieces to newspapers and websites in the US, UK and Australia.



Euthanised organ donors could dramatically shorten waitlists, say Belgian doctors
24 Apr 2017 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: Belgium, belgium, euthanasia, organ donation, organ donor euthanasia
There are some limitations, so the idea needs to be refined.


Fake news from the Vatican
19 Apr 2017 | ABOVE |  
tags: mercy, Pope Francis, pope francis, reconciliation
Tracking down one of Pope Francis's favourite stories


A life passionately lived
6 Apr 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
The first quadriplegic to graduate from Yale


Equal to what?
5 Apr 2017 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: aboriginal marriage, muslim marriage, mut'u, Polygamy, polygamy
If gays and lesbians can marry, Muslims and Aboriginals should be able to have multiple spouses


Who's on the right side of history?
5 Apr 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Same-sex marriage or polygamy?


Turning psychopaths into nice guys
4 Apr 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, Islamic State, islamic state, Julian Savulescu, julian savulescu, moral bioenhancement
Bioethicists have a novel solution: compulsory moral bioenhancement


Mike Pence's sense of honour
4 Apr 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Avoiding temptation is a matter of common sense


Exploring 'The Benedict Option'
3 Apr 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Will returning to the catacombs be a successful strategy?


This is hard-working America at its absolute best
29 Mar 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Elderly, elderly, retirement age, USA, usa, Work, work
94-year-old Loraine Mauer is still serving customers


Deconstructing the de-sexed masquerade
29 Mar 2017 | CONNIPTIONS |  
A pro-life paediatrician reviews an anthology of feminists who are pushing back against transgender ideology


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