Tag Archives: ethics

The ethics of having a small family

For those who don’t know, ethical issues tend to interest me a great deal. So, I was intrigued when I saw this post discussing the ethics of procreation. It’s quite common knowledge that, in order for societies to survive at the … Continue reading

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Headlines Hit Close to Home Again: Should your car kill you?

Just last week I discussed how an issue cropping up in the news (doctors involved in execution) was similar to an issue in my novel Life First.  Well, it crops up again this week. This short but fascinating article gives … Continue reading

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Should Doctors Participate in Executions?

The interesting thing about writing dystopian fiction is when something in today’s headlines is similar to an issue faced in your novel. That happened this month when NPR ran a story about the ethics of doctors participating in executions. You’ll … Continue reading

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If you want book clubs to discuss your book, you need questions, right?

My mother’s book club is reading Life First for its February selection. I appreciate my mother’s haranguing her friends until they agreed to read her daughter’s book* diligence, as it’s very cool to be a book club selection.  This will be the second … Continue reading

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