Friday, January 27, 2012

Bioethicists: Killing Is Not Always Unethical

Aren’t we lucky? These oh-so-qualified bioethicists tell us that killing is NOT unethical. This is the latest twist in the organ donor debate that seeks to redefine death so that organs can be harvested more quickly. Chilling, truly chilling.
Is it morally wrong to take a life? Not really, say bioethicists
Is it morally wrong to kill people? Not really, argue two eminent American bioethicists in an early online article in the Journal of Medical Ethics. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, of Duke University, and Franklin G. Miller, of the National Institutes of Health believe that “killing by itself is not morally wrong, although it is still morally wrong to cause total disability”. more

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