All posts tagged existentialism

Embryo Screening – The Ethics of ‘Designer Babies’.

Nearly 40 years ago, the first ‘test tube baby’ was born. Since then, technological innovation has propelled forward at an unprecedented¬†rate, allowing contemporary science to enable the prospect of ‘designer […]

What is the Human Soul? – The Dangers of Unsound Science [2/2]

In 1907, American physician Duncan MacDougall claimed to have weighed the human soul by placing dying people on a set of industrial measuring scales. He claimed that a half to […]

Is the Government Responsible for our Individual Happiness? [1/2]

In the wake of recent national and international turmoil, and most recently the Grenfell tower block fire in London, the masses are looking towards the government more than ever for […]