personhood


The great divide in ethics over the mystery of human life

Margaret Somerville | 22 November 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: human dignity, personhood


Animal rights, and wrong arguments

Harley J. Sims | 16 March 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: animal rights, animal welfare, Canada, human exceptionalism, personhood
Animals being trucked to slaughter are not like Jews being led to death camps.


Now, Hillary’s ‘gaffe’ upsets both sides of abortion debate

Sheila Liaugminas | 07 April 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion ideology, abortion law, constitutional rights, Donald Trump abortion, Hillary Clinton abortion, personhood


Are you who others think you are?

Andrew Mullins | 21 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: dementia, identity, personhood
Reflections on dignity and dementia.


A blow for animal rights?

Peter Saunders | 07 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: animal rights, human rights, personhood
We mustn't take Cecil's death personally.


Once again, life imitates art in Hollywood

Michael Cook | 05 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, frozen embryos, Hollywood, IVF, personhood
The highest-paid actress in US television is embroiled in a dispute over embryos.


Unborn babies are “organisms” says a British court

Philippa Taylor | 08 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: fetal alcohol syndrome, personhood, unborn child
A girl suffering fetal alcohol syndrome is refused compensation to help with her care.


Transhumanism: the dangers of creating Humanity 2.0

Margaret Somerville | 15 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: personhood, singularity, transhumanism
Could you become immortal by downloading your brain onto a computer? Some tech enthusiasts are working on it.


What’s with all the labeling?

Katie Hinderer | 08 July 2011 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: personhood


Making the Good Book animal-friendly

Bill Muehlenberg | 31 March 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: animal rights, personhood, religion
An animal rights group wants a non-discriminatory translation of the Bible.


“I remember myself…”

Alma Acevedo | 16 December 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: personhood, right to life, unborn child
An unassailable pro-life argument was handed to me by a four-year-old.


Shock, horror, rage and confusion

Michael Coren | 06 December 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, internet, personhood
Why were so many people upset by a vote on whether or not an American couple should abort their baby?


Standing Bear is a person

Rebecca R. Messall | 02 December 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: personhood, United States
A dispossessed 19th Century Indian chief succeeded in proving that his people were persons, in a triumph for American idealism, courage and peaceful response to injustice.  


Human = animal = robot

Margaret Somerville | 20 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: animal rights, forum, human exceptionalism, personhood, transhumanism
If we lose our grip on our conviction that humans are special, there will be far-reaching changes in society.


Are animals persons?

Margaret Somerville | 27 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: animal rights, personhood
If we grant personhood to some animals, we will end up withdrawing it from some human beings.


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