Browsing the archives for the The Sanctity of Human Life tag

Before the Debate: Women’s Womb as Property?
By: Barry Belmont

As grotesque as the idea that a woman’s womb is her ‘property’ may sound to some ears, it is in fact the one thing which would guarantee all of her rights. It fact, it is a necessary condition in a libertarian world. However, many people somehow think claiming a womb is property detracts from its [...]

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Before the Debate: Organ Markets
By: Barry Belmont

Should there be legal organ markets? WE SHOULD LEGALIZE THE MARKET FOR HUMAN ORGANS from Intelligence Squared US on Vimeo.

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Before the Debate: The Downstairs Mix-Up
By: Barry Belmont

We try to be classy over here at UNR SFL, but sometimes you’re just dealing with issues too weird to put politely. So for those of you with weak constitutions, perhaps this post isn’t for you. For the rest of us though, let us dive into those regions where, though the sun may not shine, [...]

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Before the Debate: Four Legs Good, Two Legs Bad
By: Barry Belmont

In George Orwell’s classic, Animal Farm, animals revolt against humans to establish a better society for themselves. They do so with fierce passion and optimism for what they believe in and seek to create a wonderful animal utopia. As such they develop a series of Seven Commandments: Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy. [...]

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Before the Debate: Foot Binding
By: Barry Belmont

Since we’re going to be addressing so many topics in the up-coming meeting (on life, the body, and the State) I thought I would provide us a little structure by giving examples of how society, culture, and government affect the sanctity of human life and morph the human form. We’ll start at the toes and [...]

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