POC Blog

The random technotheolosophical blogging of Reid S. Monaghan

Wisdom at Wesley Smith's Blog

Wesley J. Smith, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute and consultant to the Center for Bioethics and Culture has some good things to say about human personhood. What constitutes being human? Is it form? Is it function? Is it mere genetics (or do downs syndrome children not qualify)? Or is there something more essential. Interesting debate between bioethicists can be found on Smith's blog Secondhand Smoke: Personhood Theory: Why Contemporary Mainstream Bioethics is Dangerous Out...