Responding to a divided ethic in health care
From Is the Wall Against
Human Cloning About to Fall?
The Discovery Institute
McNaughton Fellows Lecture Series
27 October, 2010
Reproduced with permission
Wesley J. Smith and Dr. Theresa Deisher presented twinned lectures in
Seattle, Washington, on 27 October, 2010 [Full
Mr. Smith's presentation was about 40 minutes long. In the first part of
his talk he reviewed a number of controversial developments in technology
and health care and explained the connection between the concept of dignity,
human exceptionalism and human rights.
What follows is the last 18 minutes of the lecture. Beginning with his
observation that assisted suicide is legal in Washington State, he explains
the consequences of this for pharmacists, and goes on to discuss the need
for protection of conscience laws. The title of this part of the lecture has
been supplied by the Project.