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.

Is it possible for doctors to be neutral on physician-assisted suicide?
25 Oct 2018 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, engaged neutrality, euthanasia, physician assisted suicide
A large association of American doctors has adopted a position of "engaged neutrality".

The power of integrity
22 Oct 2018 | CONNIPTIONS |  
The meaning of life is not '42'

Win for conscientious objection in Norway
22 Oct 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscientious objection, Norway
Doctor who refused to insert IUDs vindicated

When the birds and the bees become a battleground
16 Oct 2018 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: comprehensive sexuality education, sex education
A recent study brings clarity to the debate over comprehensive sexuality education

Remembering James McAuley
15 Oct 2018 | CONNIPTIONS |  
Remembering James McAuley

In Pakistan, it takes courage to be a Christian
12 Oct 2018 | ABOVE |  
tags: conversions of Muslims, Islam, Pakistan
Two stories of heroic women, one of them on death row for 'blaspheming' against the Prophet

Hoax offers hope that post-modernist madness is fading
10 Oct 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: Brett Kavanaugh, grievance studies, hoaxes, post-modernism
A hilarious send-up of academic twaddle makes a serious point

Canadian Cardinal defends Pope against cover-up claims
8 Oct 2018 | ABOVE |  
tags: Carlo Maria Viganò, Marc Ouellet, Pope Francis, Vatican
Cardinal Marc Ouellet writes scathing letter to Pope's critic

Transgender illusions
5 Oct 2018 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Avatar, gender dysphoria, transgender
Where is the proof that pandering to teenagers' dysphoria will help their mental health?

Transgender ideology exposed
28 Sep 2018 | CONJUGALITY |  
Here's a quick video summary of the main issues, dangers and opportunities

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