A Stem-Cell Point

Published Date: August 28, 2006 | Topics: Philosophy

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Further to my article on NRO today regarding alternative sources of pluripotent stem cells, I wish to make clear, as I have in previous commentary on the subject, that I do not believe any method of stem -cell production is acceptable if it requires the procurement of oocytes from women by homonal stimulation (superovulation).  It is a painful and potentially dangerous process, and employing it would almost certainly result in the exploitation of poor women, especially in underdeveloped parts of the world.

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Remarks at BYU Commencement

Published Date: April 23, 2015 | Topics: Philosophy, Religion

By Robert George Here is the text of an address I gave today at Brigham Young University’s commencement: * * * I wish to express my gratitude to the trustees, administration, faculty, and students of BYU for the invitation to be with you for this great celebration of the academic achievements of the men and […]

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Pope Francis, Civil Unions, and Moral Truth

Published Date: October 27, 2020 | Topics: Civil Rights and Liberties, Philosophy, Religion

Moral truths are what they are. Human beings can fail to grasp them. They can defy them even if they do grasp them—people have free will. Human beings cannot, however, change them.

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