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Euthanasia update

Back in January I had a post on some Dutch Euthanasia statistics that were making the rounds in the blogosphere at the time. Basically the claim was that the rates of Euthanasia and assisted suicide in jurisdictions allowing them were … Continue reading

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What's a secular argument?

Many people believe everyone supporting a policy should have a secular reason to do so. Deferring, for the moment, the question if that is a sensible expectation, I wonder how we decide whether an argument is secular. I acknowledge one … Continue reading

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Slippery slopes, statistics and the telephone game

Leah Libresco of Unequally Yoked recently told her readers: In statistical news, social scientists have not found any evidence of doctor assisted suicide launching us down a slippery slope.  The rates of people electing medically-assisted suicide has stayed flat in Oregon and … Continue reading

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