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Bleak Theology: Hopeful Science

Day: November 2, 2017

Against killing, sort of.

I signed up as doctor to save life, and comfort when life ends. I did not sign up to ascribe some people less worth, and allow their death, or actively kill them. The ban on abortion and euthanasia goes back to Hippocrates: the pressure to procure abortifacients or open the veins of patricians existed then. […]

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No theological virtue signals.

That the cares of this world and the lure of wealth choke our effectiveness is obvious. But what does it mean? What do the rich do? I know people of the left who are members of boards and wield a tremendous amount of power regardless of the political party that has the treasury this week. […]

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