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Can Atheists Ground the Claim That Abortion Is Wrong? (Video)

If a pro-life atheist doesn’t believe in a Moral Law Giver, can their view be consistent?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 28, 2018

A Secular Argument for Intrinsic Human Value

If we can convince people our value comes not from the abilities we’re expressing at a particular moment in time but from the kind of being we are...then a case for universal intrinsic human value can be made.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | September 4, 2015

Links Mentioned on the 8/26/14 Show

The following are links that were either mentioned on this week's show or inspired by it, as posted live on the @STRtweets Twitter feed:

Blog Post | Apologetics | STR | August 26, 2014

Links Mentioned on the 8/19/14 Show

The following are links that were either mentioned on this week's show or inspired by it, as posted live on the @STRtweets Twitter feed:

Blog Post | Apologetics | STR | August 19, 2014

Links Mentioned on the 8/13/13 Show

The following are links that were either mentioned on this week's show or inspired by it, as posted live on the @STRtweets Twitter feed:

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | STR | August 13, 2013

The Morality of Cloning (Video)

What should Christians think about the morality of cloning?

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 4, 2013

More to Consider Than Interests

Jay Watts has an excellent post arguing against the utilitarian idea that we only have ethical obligations toward a human being if he has obtained consciousness and is aware of his interests.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | May 23, 2012

Merely Being Human...Does Anyone Seriously Argue This Alone Gives Value?

by Steve Wagner Some abortion-choice advocates argue against the pro-life position by saying that mere membership in a species (e.g. the human species) cannot ground someone's right to life. For most pro-life advocates, however, this is a straw man. Very few pro-life advocates claim that merely being a member of a species is the thing makes one valuable. For example, many pro-life advocates ultimately appeal to God as the value-Giver.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Guest | April 25, 2008

Shvarts Art Puts Yale in a Tough Spot...

by Steve Wagner ...and keeps the dialogue hot. The saga I described on Friday included a new episode over the weekend. Yale University, frustrated that Aliza Shvarts won't recant on the truthfulness of her abortion-as-art senior project, has decided that either she must say the whole thing is a performance art fiction or she can't display the project.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Guest | April 22, 2008

Should Abortion Be Used for Personal Artistic Expression?

by Steve Wagner Yesterday, Yale University's Daily News published a story on a controversial senior art project in which the student, Aliza Shvarts, claimed to have artificially inseminated herself and induced abortion "as often as possible " in a nine month period.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Guest | April 18, 2008