More can and should be done to make naloxone widely available at an affordable price, and we must demand better from an industry that would seek to profit from both the poison and the antidote.
It is time for us to examine our fundamental views about animal ethics, to look at ourselves in the mirror and ask, "Are we really less barbaric than 'those people' who kill dolphins or eat dogs?"
Tis the season of giving. Right? From "Giving Tuesday" to Salvation Army bell ringers to frantic online donations or checks postmarked by Dec. 31, charitable giving spikes in December.
How should we rank order the following in terms of their importance in how we want our government to behave: morally; legally, constitutionally, effectively? Of course, we want all these things, but when push comes to shove, as it does for an individual government worker in the CIA, a government agency, and a nation, what matters most?
We can't pretend it wasn't torture anymore, because the facts weren't swept under a historical rug this time.
States should perform due diligence and delete from "Resource Directories" those agencies that mislead the public. The public deserves better.
What irony within a fortnight! Stephen Hawking rings alarms about the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) with machines outsmarting humanity, co...
How can those of us who feel like global citizens already -- which is not everyone, granted -- begin to act like global citizens?
It is easy to teach a child that stealing other people's pencils, crayons -- "stuff" -- is unacceptable and, more importantly punishable. But in the online world, the idea of stealing becomes murky.
Do you see a problem here? Is something missing from the lesson taught? I think there is. And it is a common problem in the social studies -- in history, sociology, anthropology, even education. The issue, as is so often the case, is power.
Is meditation good for your career? According to a recent article in the NY Times, the answer is an unequivocal "Yes." But does this violate the sacredness of the practice?
What you need to know is that the principles we teach are not new. They are the underlying principles shared by all the major spiritual traditions. They have been forged in the furnace of time and withstood the light of the ages.
Officer Darren Wilson's account of the shooting of Michael Brown sounds not only like a Western film (an unbelievable one) but a Western film entrenched in masculinity discourse.
After not seeing a single carry against the Tennessee Titans, Blount walked off the field before the game was over, seemingly giving up on caring what would happen the rest of the game. But most Patriots fans don't care, as long as he produces on the field.
In making choices, a guidepost is to imagine yourself at the end of your days, reflecting back on your life. And ask these questions -- What are the things that I will regret not doing? What are the things that will cease to be meaningful in the long run? In which category does the choice fall.
The assumption that all North Korean citizens are inseparable from their government is understandable considering everything we hear about the country in Western media. But North Koreans are human, just like us, and possess a powerful curiosity.