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Could God Be Merely a Function of the Brain? (Video)

Alan responds to an argument against God’s existence. 

Blog Post | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | March 12, 2018

Concerns about Medical Treatments for Children with Gender Dysphoria

A pediatrician, an endocrinologist, and a psychiatrist explain their concerns about the medical treatments being given to children with gender dysphoria.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | October 17, 2017

Slate’s Dishonest Article on When Life Begins

Slate posted an article the other week about bills that ban abortions after an embryo’s heartbeat is detected. It was a dishonest article that distorted the science and placed too great an emphasis on fringe religious belief.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 25, 2017

False Dichotomy in “Is Genesis History?”

Alan expresses a concern about the new movie “Is Genesis History?”

Blog Post | Theology | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2017

When Does Life Begin?

Scientists have discovered in a recent study that it isn’t the mother’s body directing embryonic activity; the embryo determines that itself.

Blog Post | Science | Melinda Penner | January 25, 2017

Does Brain Mapping Prove That Transgender People’s Brains Match Their Perceived Gender?

Alan discusses the difference between correlation and causation regarding brain patterns and transgenderism.

Blog Post | Science | Alan Shlemon | January 9, 2017

Naming the Clinical Efforts to Help People with Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction

Clinicians who help people with unwanted same-sex attraction have adopted a new term for their work that will more accurately communicate what they do.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | November 8, 2016

Challenge Response: All Human Life Is Not Equal

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Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 11, 2016

Does Sentience Give Us Value? (Video)

Alan explains whether our value is derived from being sentient creatures. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 4, 2016

Challenge Response: When Did You Choose Your Heterosexuality?

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Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 21, 2015