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How to Read Less More, and Twice as Fast If you're like me, you really want to read more effectively, but you don't know how and can't find the time. Solomon wrote, "The writing of many books is endless, and excessive devotion to books is wearying to the body."* I agree. The stacks of unopened volumes in my own library weary me just looking at them.
When It Comes to Abortion, No One Talks about the One Question that Matters. It's the One Question the President Never Asks.
Answering this One Question Solves the Abortion Controversy.... When President Clinton vetoed the ban on partial-birth abortion for a second time on October 10, there's one thing he didn't discuss: abortion. The President talked about choice and privacy. He mentioned the risk to the mother of carrying a child to term, and the trauma of delivering an infant with serious congenital defect.
Jack Kevorkian, known by some as "Doctor Death" and by others as "Jack the Dripper," has assisted the suicide of 45 people to date by allowing a deadly dose of barbiturate to drip into their veins. To my knowledge, not a single one of his "patients" was terminally ill. Kevorkian champions a new right, the "right to die." This right is not recognized by any state but Oregon, but that may change soon.
In the movie, "The Boys from Brazil," it was used to try to recreate Hitler. In "Jurassic Park," it was employed to bring back an entire prehistoric era to life. In "Multiplicity," Michael Keaton used it to try get twice as much work done and still have time to play golf. This past year, the stuff of movies and science-fiction became reality. A sheep named Dolly was born that was an exact physical replica of a previously existing adult. Dolly has no father. She is the result of a "virgin" birth, a miracle of technology. Dolly is a clone.