The Case Against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering – Michael Sandel

Sandel starts this short work with a very poignant example that gets people thinking right away ... he gives the example of two female partners who are deaf and wish to have a deaf child. They succeed in obtaining sperm that will likely produce deaf offspring. If you are like me, you may feel a [...]

The Schopenhauer Cure – Irvin D. Yalom

Book review, some spoilers ... ish. This book chronicles how one therapist (Julius) near the end of his life seeks to ascertain whether he has been helpful to his clients. One client sticks out in his mind: Philip. So Julius contacts him and arranges a meeting. Philip is an unlikable character, pompous and unfeeling … [...]