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Eduardo Gomez-Sanchez Velit, editor

   

"Intelligent Design" concept is religion masquerading as science

Eighty years after the famous Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the anti-evolution forces have regrouped. Today, the battle in school districts from Kansas to Pennsylvania is over the teaching of “intelligent design,” the view that life is so complex it must be the product of a higher intelligence. [More]

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Stem cell not human: Cloning moral

In a major breakthrough for medical progress, scientists from South Korea have created a highly efficient method for cloning human embryos and extracting stem cells—a feat that makes life-saving embryonic stem-cell treatments that much closer to reality. Instead of taking this thrilling news as an opportunity to celebrate cloning, politicians and intellectuals are once again calling for bans. Some oppose all cloning methods, while others oppose “only” reproductive cloning. Although each group claims the moral high ground, both positions are profoundly immoral. Any attempt to ban human cloning technology should be rejected permanently, because cloning—therapeutic and reproductive—is morally good. [More]

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FCC a political tool!

Established by the Communications Act of 1934, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was formed as an agency free of government influence and presidential authority. However, past and present conditions show an alarmingly close relationship between FCC regulations and political agendas of the time. [More]

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Confessions of an Internet pirate

Who is pounding on the door at this crazy hour? Hackrat thought as he rolled out of bed and threw on a pair of sweat pants. He squinted at the clock beside his bed. 6AM! The pounding continued, but before he could get to the door, it flew open and he faced a swarm of police officers. [More]

 
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