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  • Machines Always Things, Never "Persons"
  • 4/13/2015
  • (NRO) - In light of the transhumanist advocacy for "machine rights," should artificial intelligence (AI) ever be invented, I decided to weigh in over at First Things on the craziness of it all. First, I write, machines will always be things, not "persons." From, "AI Machines: Things not Persons."
  • After Inspiring the World, Lauren Hill Has Died
  • 4/10/2015
  • (LifeNews.com) - Lauren Hill was an inspiration to millions of people around the world with her life-affirming fight against a rare form of brain cancer.
  • Woman in Coma Who Gave Birth Now Awake
  • 4/09/2015
  • (WATE) - An East Tennessee woman whose baby was born while she was in a coma is now awake, according to friends.
  • Peter Singer's Ethics Should Not Be Applauded
  • 4/08/2015
  • (NRO) - In a world in which someone who makes a politically incorrect utterance can be ruined, Peter Singer should be anathema, given his truly awful beliefs. Instead, he is looked to as a respected ethicist, for example, an article in the Wall Street Journal about his book urging that we give 1/3 of our incomes to charity. But the writer left out so much about what makes Singer's utilitarian values so rotten-and often anti-human. Consider:
  • Doctors: 90 Percent Chance Man in Coma Would Never Wake Up
  • 4/07/2015
  • (Yahoo News) - Danielle Josey Davis had been married only seven months when a devastating motorcycle accident left her husband on life support and in a coma. Doctors recommended letting Matt Davis die because there was a 90 percent chance he would never wake up, but Danielle told ABC News she decided it just wasn't time yet.
  • Remembering the Tragedy of Terri Schiavo
  • 4/06/2015
  • (Daily Times) - I kept my promise. And there, in a nutshell, you have the crux of the tragic, highly publicized ordeal of a young Philadelphia woman whose life and how it ended became the dividing line between those who think that even imperfect lives are valuable, and those who believe they have the "right" to determine which ones really matter.
  • 10 Years Later, Terri Schiavo's Death Still Haunts
  • 4/03/2015
  • (WND) - When the feeding tube was removed from Terri Schindler Schiavo in 2005, she swallowed, she laughed, she loved and she was not in a persistent vegetative state as the media indicated, according to her brother, Bobby Schindler.
  • 10 Years Later: Terri Schiavo Prompts Horrible Reflections of 'Beautiful' Death
  • 4/02/2015
  • (Christian Examiner) - Ten years after the death of Terri Schiavo I can still picture the green grass in front of Woodside Hospice where she died.
  • Father Pavone: Terri Schiavo's Inconvenient Life
  • 4/01/2015
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - I spent the night of March 30, 2005, in a Florida hospice. I was at the bedside of Terri Schiavo during the last 14 hours of her earthly life, right up until five minutes before her death. During that time with Terri, joined by her brother and sister, I told Terri over and over that she had many friends around the country, many people who were praying for her and were on her side.
  • March 31, 2005: Terri Schiavo Dies
  • 3/31/2015
  • From March 31, 2005 (Fox News) - Terri Schiavo died Thursday morning around 10 a.m. EST after her parents had plead with her husband Michael Schiavo to allow them to be at their brain-damaged daughter's bedside in her final hours, a spokesman for the family said.