A voice of reason crying from the wilderness

by Jennifer Lahl, CBC President on July 12, 2005

I am a huge Leon Kass fan. He is a gentle, humble, kind and wise man. Knowing the he is a man of influence and significance is good for our human future. I sleep better knowing people like Dr. Kass are in this great debate of what it means to be human. Here is his editorial from today’s Washington Post.

“No decent society can afford to be callous to human suffering or indifferent to the need to seek cures. No decent society can afford to treat human life, at whatever stage of development, as a mere natural resource to be mined for the benefit of others.” There must be an ethical way forward. There must be a way to proceed with great humilty and respect for all human life.

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