I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them.
More Quotes from Leon Kass:We may simply not be wise enough to do some of the kinds of engineering things that people are talking about doing.
There's an ancient tension between wanting to savor the world as it is and wanting to improve on the world as given.
As bad as it might be to destroy a creature made in God's image, it might be very much worse to be creating them after images of one's own.
We do restrict so-called reproductive freedom. We do not allow polygamy, we do not allow incest, we do not allow the buying and selling of babies.
Once you put human life in human hands, you have started on a slippery slope that knows no boundaries.
The benefits of biomedical progress are obvious, clear, and powerful. The hazards are much less well appreciated.
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I finally moved out of my parent's house. It was only fair to let my sister have her own room.