To End Their Lives Or Not – Part 1

By Eric Le Roy

Content 21+ The topic of Capital Punishment (execution of a human being by legal command of the state) has occupied a classroom chair in the school of my mind for many years, probably since before my early teens. (I am now at the blackboard with a piece of chalk in my hands, about to write the number 75). This means I have had roughly 65 … Read the rest

Engineering The Engineer

By Eric Le Roy

Content 18+ In reading Artem’s latest essay about genetic engineering “Genetic Engineering: A Moral Quandary or Humanity’s Evolutionary Pathway”, I am immediately struck by the fairness of the article. Thus it reads, mercifully, not like some ham-fisted polemic, but rather as the voice of someone quietly, but almost desperately, seeking answers to an event that is unmistakably (one could say ominously) gathering steam on … Read the rest

FAKE!

By Eric Le Roy

Content 18+ We have all seen those films where the ghastly monster, often disguised as a human being, gets doused with the anti-ghoul antidote and immediately shrivels up into a spider-like coil of venomous and gleaming toxins and finally extinguishes, leaving only a sort of scab. I think the total disintegration is meant to show the meagerness of evil once it is caught by the ear.… Read the rest