AMA Remains Opposed to Assisted Suicide

Massachusetts Medical Society Survey Results Physician-assisted suicide is "fundamentally incompatible with the physician's role as healer."  That is the position the AMA still holds despite the rather dramatic pleas from those seeking a position of "engaged neutrality" - a clever but meaningless phrase.  Compassion and Choices wrote the playbook for physicians to flip their societies' positions. … Continue reading AMA Remains Opposed to Assisted Suicide

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s Legacy of Eugenics and Racism Can’t Be Ignored

After Bishop Michael Bruce Curry delivered his sermon at today’s wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, many observers around the world wondered, as one headline put it, “Who was the Jesuit priest mentioned during the Royal Wedding sermon?” On Twitter, many of those familiar with the work of that Jesuit priest, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, expressed surprise … Continue reading Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s Legacy of Eugenics and Racism Can’t Be Ignored