Fireside chat

j-r-r-tolkienReader-land, I want you to imagine it’s evening, there is a roaring fire in the hearth, and we are all comfortable.  We have our favorite drinks and pipes and snacks, and we are enjoying each other’s company, I am in a leather armchair, and I am about to tell you a tale. Continue reading “Fireside chat”

Burning fertility clinic

downloadNo sh*t there I was, arguing for the equality of human life and the right to live, on scientific and philosophical grounds.  I wasn’t getting an answer, just a tap dance around the issue that would make Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers blush in shame.  Oh, I had the goods alright.  I didn’t count on a last gasp analogy from both barrels!  Do you save the embryos or the five-year-old? Continue reading “Burning fertility clinic”