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

The Death Penalty: Justice or Barbarism?

Content 18+ Few topics elicit such polarized fervor as the debate surrounding the death penalty. This contentious issue, much like a pendulum, swings between the dual poles of justice and barbarism. Let us embark on an intellectual odyssey to dissect this complex issue with the clarity it demands.

Advocates of the death penalty often frame it as the ultimate form of justice — a deserved retribution for heinous crimes. … Read the rest

Genetic Engineering: A Moral Quandary or Humanity’s Evolutionary Pathway

Content 16+ In the corridors of scientific progress, few domains elicit as much fervent debate and ethical introspection as genetic engineering. At its core, this field wields the power to sculpt the very essence of life, a power that invokes both awe and trepidation in equal measure. Is genetic engineering an audacious act of playing god, or is it the inevitable trajectory of human evolution, a tool to shape our … Read the rest