Topic: brain

The boy and I were discussing Fahrenheit 451.  He complained that a certain idea took three paragraphs to explain and he felt like it should have been simplified. “The best ideas are like that, ... discuss

Now it has been revealed that what most of us with half a brain knew all along: Bowe Bergdahl, the man for whom President Obama traded five terrorists, is a worthless deserter. Whether he was a terror ... discuss

The state of Kansas has been a haven for late-term abortions for decades and pro-life advocates there successfully lobbied the legislature to approve new legislation that would help put an end to some ... discuss

A group of pro-life advocates went to the halls of Congress today to ask members of the House of Representatives to hurry their work on repairing a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks. The measure ha ... discuss

So Thomas L. McDonald, the tech-and-history guru of God and the Machine, decided to post a couple of series based on Lifehacker's "How I Work", the other one being "How I Pray", featuring other blogge ... discuss

In 2015, the old saying that grandma and grandpa might be worth listening to may strike deaf ears, not least among Americans. In a culture proccupied with the latest tech and baying for higher data-st ... discuss

Now that Benjamin Netanyahu has won what the Israeli media are calling "a decisive victory," people in Israel and around the world are asking themselves what Netanyahu's victory means to Israel and ... discuss

We have probably all had the experience of trying to solve some knotty problem unsuccessfully, onto to come up with the answer later, while doing something completely unrelated. This week along there ... discuss

A southern California hospital says it will give the family of a mother of seven just four days to find a new medical facility to care for her before it will yank her life support. At Anaheim Regional ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — At their 20 week ultrasound, Kourtney Coleman and Jerry Siano were ready to find out if they were having a baby boy or girl. But within that same exciting moment of discoverin ... discuss

On March 21st, Kara Tippetts, a 38-year-old mother with terminal cancer who tried to persuade Brittany Maynard to reconsider her decision to die through assisted suicide last year, passed away. Friend ... discuss

Getting to the Point: Kill The Brain, Kill The Zombie: Once upon a time, in a village in Eastern Europe, there arose an unusual problem. A curious disease afflicted many of the townspeople. It w... d ... discuss

I finally finished the epic book by Hillary. I should at least be up for a Nobel peace prize. Obviously the book did not do well. And at the end of the day, it looks like Hillary has not accomplished ... discuss

Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled "Not everything Biblical is Christian." His book is titled Disarm ... discuss

In China, a seven-year-old terminally ill cancer patient offered to donate his kidney to his mother, Zhou Lu, who suffers from Euremia. Doctors approached the boy’s grandmother, Lu Yuanxiu, about th ... discuss

In October 2014, terminally ill cancer patient, Brittany Maynard announced that she was going to take her own life under Oregon’s assisted suicide law. Oregon is one of five states in the United Sta ... discuss

by Kelli Down on the Pharm says a pair of Austrian scientists is asking for more research to be done on the effects of hormonal birth control on the human brain: Of particular interest are the social ... discuss

In December 2014, a YouTube video of Kimberly Henderson singing Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know” to her then 1-year-old Vaida went viral, receiving over four million views. Now on her ... discuss

In California, doctors are planning to take a mother of seven off life support against her family’s wishes. At Anaheim Regional Medical Center, Lisa Avila went into cardiac arrest six weeks ago afte ... discuss

By Joe Kral “The customer is always right.” This used to be a phrase to keep the customer happy and a bit of wisdom to keep a customer returning for more of a business’ product or service. Howev ... discuss

Jacob and Bekah Rush were having a rough summer. Job losses, new moves, family crises had them feeling defeated. But then, happy news arrived in August when they found out they were expecting their fi ... discuss

In March 2014, Jenny Bone collapsed and went to the hospital after suffering from tingling in her legs. Her general practitioner wrote the hospital a letter that said Jenny might have Gullain-Barre sy ... discuss

In exclusive comments to LifeNews.com, Speaker John Boehner says House Republicans are committed to bringing the pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks back to the House floor for a vote. Repub ... discuss

Day Five introduces instinct and reason to the universe, and thus establishes the basis for what will become evil, or sin, and eventually the entire concept of crime. On a reading of Day Five, that ma ... discuss

This is probably too many books to read in a semester. I have blogged about this before, CM and Slow Reading, quoted Miss Mason: “Novels are our lesson books only so far as we give thoughtful, c ... discuss

Words can be so cruel and degrading. There was a time in the 19th Century when North American natives were commonly called "savages". The term was used to dehumanize first nations people in order to t ... discuss

Brain Burch, Catholics Vote:  It's backfiring for Senate Democrats.Last week they hijacked a bill to help victims of human trafficking. Now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is calling them ... discuss

Republicans: No Vote on Loretta Lynch Until Democrats Stop Pushing Abortion in Sex Trafficking Bill Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says Senate Republicans will not allow a vote on pro-abo ... discuss

Two years ago today I was sitting in an abortion clinic thinking not having Vaida was best for me. People remember dates for birthdays, and anniversaries. Well this date is forever burned in my brain. ... discuss

After the South Carolina state House approved a pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks, because research shows unborn children can feel intense pain, the Senate is next to act. A subcommittee ... discuss

 Remembering Grayson, anencephalic baby banned from Facebook whose short life impacted so many Editor’s note. This appeared at the Sayns ... discuss

First, an apology- I promised to have this done yesterday, and I actually did. Only when I hit publish, wordpress asked ‘are you sure you want to do this?’ and then decided for me that I d ... discuss

In 2006, Sandra Hilburn was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme and was given three months to live. Her diagnosis was the same as Brittany Maynard’s, the 29-year-old terminally ill cancer-patient ... discuss

Every once and awhile I visit the Anonymous Us Project website to see the posts of the children of anonymous gamete donation. I am always shocked and surprised at the amount of heartbreak pouring ... discuss

Tragically, most children with anencephaly die shortly after birth. The condition is described as a severe form of spina bifida where a failure of fusion of the neural rube in early pregnancy results ... discuss

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Ohio legislators today introduced a significant piece of pro-life legislation — the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.B. 117 and S.B. 127). The bill prohibits abortions in Ohio at the ... discuss

In May 2012, Marie Delanote was pregnant with her fourth child but wasn’t expecting her arrival for another four months. However, at 23-weeks her water broke and she was rushed to the Basildon hospi ... discuss

Melanie Pritchard and her family have an incredible story to share — one of the harrowing tale of her sudden death and a second part of her miraculous healing. This intense tale of Melanie’s  ... discuss

The “right-to-die” debate is ramping up across the nation as a number of states consider passing legislation that would allow terminally ill adults to take their own life. Among them is Ma ... discuss

I visit Lauren Hill’s Facebook page less often than I should. I have three adult daughters of my own and if they were to face a terminal illness, no father could wish for greater courage than Lauren ... discuss

In 1990, Bill Hawkins got in a head-on collision with another vehicle that left him completely paralyzed. Later Hawkins was diagnosed with locked-in syndrome, which is a condition where a person is to ... discuss

On Friday, the New Mexico state House approved a bill to ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The state House also approved a parental notification bill so parents are not left in the ... discuss

Some of our new friends Naomi and Matthew found out they were pregnant with their 4th child and were quite excited! Matthew had a feeling that something was not right. They decided to get blood taken ... discuss

  The day I died…with my unborn daughter still in my body   Guest Contributor   When I was pregnant with my first child I rese ... discuss

Doctors said baby was ‘incompatible with life,’ but something miraculous happened  Nancy Flanders  Ellis Rodriguez was already a miracle baby, born after he ... discuss

Tonight is the last night to see "The Drop Box" in theaters. I saw it two nights ago and still get choked up when I think of Eun-man, Pastor Lee's severely disabled son. Born with significant physical ... discuss

“First of all,  a baby ought to be happy; and no silly fables about crying being good for it, and expanding its lungs, can explain the fact that crying means hunger or pain, and that the former ... discuss

It was supposed to be a phone call for Obama administration ears only. But hear it the radio host did, she says. And what she heard should make your blood run cold — and perhaps your rage hot. Obama ... discuss

Taxation brought to you by ObamaCare. Capitalism or Socialism?  It has been a while since we devoted a full page to ObamaCare. I do love the fact that it is called ObamaCare. Some would call it a le ... discuss

In California, a woman with Stage IV lung adenocarcinoma has been “inspired” by Brittany Maynard and wants to end her life by committing suicide. Christy O’Donnell, a 46-year-old lawyer, went to ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli At Bound4Life, Marisa Lengor Kwaning draws attention to the real war on women, which is happening on a global scale – from Boko Haram ... discuss

For the first time in 30 years, the West Virginia legislature has overriden a gubernatorial veto. With its vote today, the West Virginia state Senate overrode Governor Ear Ray Tomblin’s veto of ... discuss

 A possible breakthrough in treating Parkinson’s disease using non-embryonic stem cells By Dave Andrusko Source: Penelope J. Hallett/Har ... discuss

 Canadian woman sues abortionist after “failed” abortion By Dave Andrusko Abortionist Michel Prévost [Courtesy CBC News]On February2 ... discuss

Thursday of the Second Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By FR ALFONSE NAZZAROJesus said to the Pharisees:  "There was a rich man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptu ... discuss

In New Mexico, a 5-week-old baby is fighting for his life after his teen father shook him so violently that he started having seizures. On March 2nd, the baby was taken to Christus St. Vincent Hospita ... discuss

 Family of Jahi McMath files medical malpractice suit against California hospital and surgeon By Dave Andrusko Jahi McMathOAKLAND — The ... discuss

Purchase the book or DVD: Do You Call This A Life? Blurred Boundaries in the Netherlands' Right-to-Die Laws for: $20 for the book or $10 for the DVD of van Loenen's talk in Ottawa or (book a ... discuss

The family of Jahi McMath officially filed its lawsuit Tuesday and for the first time provided the family’s account of what allegedly happened after Jahi underwent an operation in 2013 to treat slee ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, a new pre-pregnancy blood test is set to go on the market that will screen couples for thousands of genetic flaws that they could pass on to their unborn baby. After the testing ... discuss

The West Virginia state House overwhelmingly overrode a veto issued by West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin of a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on unborn babies who studies show can ... discuss

Now there are those who will scoff at the very mention of the word sin. But scoffing at sin is the same thing as scoffing at crime. That is because crime is simply a human interpretation of sin. Crime ... discuss

by Brain Fischer, Online For Life: Several times a month, Online for Life shares stories of lives saved with our dynamic Facebook community. Inevitably, we’ll then hear from pro-abortion supporters ... discuss

 Suicide Advocacy Hurts the Sick Fighting against the gravitational pull of nihilismBy Wesley J. Smith Maggie KarnerThe herd media always ... discuss

In Canada, a woman is suing her gynecologist for one million dollars after a failed abortion resulted in the live birth of a five-pound boy with fetal abnormalities, including a smaller brain and a ho ... discuss

For the second time in two years, pro-abortion West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on unborn babies who studies show can feel intense pai ... discuss

The following column was written by Paul Choiniere and published on March 1, 2015 in The Day. By Paul ChoiniereYou have to give the group Compassion & Choices high marks for persistence ... discuss

Tim Rubbelke is a PhD Candidate at the Saint Louis University Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics. This essay was chosen as a finalist for the 2014-2015 Daniel Callahan Young Writer’s Prize. ... discuss

The herd media always present assisted suicide as compassionate and caring. To the contrary, it is ultimately abandoning and promotes invidious discrimination against the sick and disabled, seen broad ... discuss

Maggie Karner, who is living with the same medical condition as Brittany Maynard had, wrote an article that was published in the Hartford Courant titled: Suicide Option Would Undermine My Cancer Battl ... discuss

A brain-dead pregnant Irish woman was taken off life support on Dec. 26 in wake of a Dublin High Court ruling that found that the unborn child would not have a chance of surviving.  The woman, who wa ... discuss

  From: 4X4 Sent: Friday, February 27, 2015  Subject: Proof The world is Nuts!!! Proof That The World Is Nuts!  In Lebanon, men are legally allowed to have sex with animals, but ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love - Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love Maybe you’ve heard tha ... discuss

TweetBy Gerrit Van Dorland“Hello, what do you think of our display?”A young guy with a skater-boy swag stopped and pulled off his headsets. “What’s that?” he said, as I watched his expressio ... discuss

 Babies “serenaded” in the womb have more developed language centers By Dave Andrusko Babies played recordings of their mother’s vo ... discuss

The Oklahoma state House has approved a groundbreaking pro-life bill, HB 1721, that would ban dismemberment abortions that tear babies limb from limb. Abortion practitioners would face up to two years ... discuss

The West Virginia state legislature passed a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks. More than 18,000 ‘very late term’ abortions are performed every year on perfectly healthy unborn babies in Americ ... discuss

In Australia, 17-year-old April-lee Gillen was found lying unconscious and critically injured beside a road after an attempted abduction. A motorist found Gillen and brought her to Wollongong Hospital ... discuss

At Harvard Medical School, researchers have conducted a study that could help explain previous evidence that babies are able to recognize certain elements of language from the moment of their birth. T ... discuss

1. MYTH: Abortion is safe. REALITY: Abortion clinics have been discovered blatantly lying to women about the real risks of abortion. Planned Parenthood clinics have been caught on tape telling women ... discuss

This article was published in the Winnipeg Free Press on February 24, 2015.Dr Harvey Max Chochinov holds the Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care.A few days after the Supreme Court of Canada overt ... discuss

I definetly don't get on this blog like I used to. My family is more my focus, as a matter of fact it wasn't too long ago I swore I'd give this blog up. Since the wife expects me to leave her alone oc ... discuss

Adult stems cells come from a variety of sources and from people of all ages and races. Some common sources are bone marrow, skin and various other tissues such as the placenta, and umbilical cord blo ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliProLife NZ says just as the word “abortion” is used less and less in favor of other terminology, the culture of death ... discuss

A couple of weeks ago, as I was hauling children and carrying out the mundaneness of life, my husband sent a text message. It read, "What are you passionate about? What makes you want to get up in t ... discuss

This post is more of a journey through homeschool planning over my entire homeschooling career than a review, but in the end, I did come down to two planners to review – and I mentioned a few o ... discuss

  from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAmerican Life League’s Judie Brown reminds us of the “web of deception” that was used to market the birth co ... discuss

Janyth Caldwell, age 36, died February 4, 1986, a month after George Wayne Patterson attempted to perform a safe and legal abortion on her.The Alabama state Medical Examiner attrib ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt Suzy B, SBA List president Marjorie Dannenfelser compares two female leaders – Rep. Renee Ellmers and former Hewlett ... discuss

The Pro-Life Millennials aren't razzle-dazzled by Big Pharma and the Culture of Death. Ezra Klein @ezraklein · 15h15 hours ago 1 in 5 millennials thinks vaccines cause autism: ht ... discuss

Michael J. Totten talking truth about American Sniper. Read the whole thing here.  No experience produces as much anxiety as going to war, and anxiety changes the brain chemistry—sometimes te ... discuss

1. Genetic IdentityLet’s start with the most basic observation.  It is biologically false to say that the unborn is not an individual.  In living things, the instructions for their physiol ... discuss

On January 25, 1915, Dr. E. M. Ullrich of Brooklyn, was called in to attend to 20-year-old Margaret Bereis of Stanhope Street in Ridgewood, New York. He found her with a high fever. The next day ... discuss

 from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliLive Action News reports on a perfect example of twisted pro-abortion logic from The Abortion Resource Handbook, in ... discuss

What is partial-birth abortion? Partial-birth abortion (PBA) is the term Congress has used to describe a procedure that crosses the line from abortion to infanticide.  The doctor delivers a sub ... discuss

Be careful how you argue. I was reminded of that last week while listening to an abortion-related sermon clip that kept popping up in my network feeds. In this instance, a courageous, high-profile p ... discuss

Be careful how you argue. I was reminded of that last week while listening to an abortion-related sermon clip that kept popping up in my network feeds. In this instance, a courageous, high-profile p ... discuss

On January 28, 1911, 18-year-old homemaker Lillie Hirst died in Chicago from septicemia caused by an abortion that had been perpetrated less than a week prior. Dr. Aldrich and Mrs. Tres ... discuss

On January 26, 1920, 24-year-old Lydia Swanson died at Chicago'sPost Graduate Hospital from an abortion perpetrated by Dr. Rosa Gollnick. Lydia had developed septic inflammation of both ... discuss

by Bobby Schindler | Washington, DC | LifeNews.com | 4/21/14 12:50 PM                    I have writ ... discuss

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2010 ascending Capitol Hill on the way to the Supreme CourtThursday, January 22, will mark t ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliProLife365 has a humorous post on the benefits of having a large family.Saynsumthn’s Blog reports on the pro-abortion Unitarian Church’s ... discuss

A smart way to look forward is to look back first. After all, they say that you are doomed to repeat history if you don’t study it. I always like to start my year off with reflection. This year ... discuss

Another year, another retrospective, and thanks to Wikipedia for refreshing my recollection:January1: Marijuana stores open in Colorado.3: A deadly winter storm hits the northeastern United States.9: ... discuss

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Jeane and Paul Briggs have 34 children. Had they had them naturally that might set some sort of record, but 29 of the couple’s children are kids they adopted from other countries in difficult ci ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli ProLife365 has a humorous post on the benefits of having a large family. Saynsumthn’s Blog reports on the pro-abortion Unitarian Church&# ... discuss

So a woman is declared brain dead in Ireland, but not taken off maintenance so her unborn child can gestate long enough to survive. The family wants to bury her.  But a human life can be saved! This ... discuss

Twas the night before Christmas and Santa's a wreck...How to live in a world that's politically correct?His workers no longer would answer to "Elves","Vertically Challenged" they were calling themselv ... discuss

Most of these titles are set in the time of or are about George III of England, or the American Revolutionary War. Most of them I found in the children’s magazine St. Nicholas, Volume 41, Part 1 ... discuss

Jason by Justus Miles Forman, about whom Wikipedia has this interesting entry: His only play, The Hyphen, appeared in 1915 but did not receive the success Forman expected. The Hyphen was a topical dra ... discuss

Let the living live! One year later and she is still alive. Wesley Smith has the story. Time for the State of California to do right by her and her family. Jahi McMath is NOT brain dead. ... discuss

I cannot promise that all the titles below are really worthwhile books, but they should all give you something to think about.  They are older books which means the language and the syntax are more ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliProLife NZ laments the story of a woman choosing abortion at 28 weeks gestation when she found out her child had a deform ... discuss

From Catholicmom.comLast month, Brittany Maynard chose doctor-assisted suicide over aggressive treatment or even palliative care for her brain cancer.  In many television interviews  she gav ... discuss

The following commentary written by a leader of the Ohio Liberty Movement and the Portage County Tea Party was emailed to me over the weekend. Tom Zawistowski is a fervent patriot who wants ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun The Birth Of A Song Ok…listen closely, now, as I open the door to my roll-top desk…sssklunk. Next, I slide out the drawer that ... discuss

 An advocacy group is holding a Chicago screening of a documentary propagandizing that people diagnosed with terminal illnesses should be allowed to kill themselves.The documentary "How to Die in ... discuss

 Making Sure Jahi Stays “Dead”? By Wesley J. Smith Jahi McMathI accept properly diagnosed brain death as dead. Hence, when three doctors found that Jahi McMath was tragically gone ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt Life Training Institute, The Failed Atheist links to his excellent response to the viral UK video of a pregnant pro-ch ... discuss

 10 amazing things that happen to babies before birth By Kristi Burton Brown 8 week old human fetus. All her organs are present.With today’s modern technology and medical information ... discuss

The Christmas season comes each year with the expected flurry of media attention to the biblical accounts of Christ’s conception and birth. The general thrust of the secular media is often increduli ... discuss

 Kevorkian’s Vision He’s looking alarmingly prophetic.By Wesley J. Smith Jack KevorkianAssisted suicide exploded into the news again two months ago after Brittany Maynard, dying o ... discuss

A key new Jersey state senator is essentially censoring pro-life opponents of a bill legalizing assisted suicide and preventing them from offering testimony against the legislation when it comes up fo ... discuss

...are more receptive to chant than many adults give them credit for. These are second-graders, folks.St. Theresa Catholic School, Sugar Land, TX.emember the children's choir at my parish mostly sang ... discuss

Identity politics took a central place in the political discourse of our nation during the last presidential election.  It seemed to me that this did more to reinforce racial division in the coun ... discuss

"I’m co-hosting in the Keeping Christ in Christmas Blog Carnival, along with Tina from Truly Rich Mom and Monica from Arma Dei: Equipping Catholic Families. We'll be sharing different ways ... discuss

I am pro-life for many reasons. First of all, abortion is the killing of a growing human baby. It just happens to be unborn and in the mother's womb until nine months are up. Pro-abortionists always s ... discuss

Spengler comes through with a colunmn on the anniversary of Freud's birthday that's definitely worth mulling over: Having cured society of repression by making sexual pleasure a commodity, enlightene ... discuss

Here's romp through three articles that take on the subject of human happiness - and why Liberal notions of what that is will make you miserable. First, this WAPO review looks at a new book on Bened ... discuss

Here is another reason to stay away from Windows software - as if you needed another. This came out after Warren Buffett anounced he would give Bill Gates' charity a mountain of money:Fr. Thomas J. Eu ... discuss

I've been reading this book avidly now for a while.  It's not my usual "racing speed" that compels me to finish a book in just days.  I'm taking my time, thinking through each page, each sen ... discuss

I'm linking up today for My Pregnancy Journal at My Joy-filled Life.  If you are a pregnant blogger, please visit and join us! Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,before you were born I se ... discuss

I have my 24 week appointment at the midwife tomorrow and don't anticipate any surprises.  I love hearing the heartbeat, having the midwife tell me what position the baby is laying in, and the wo ... discuss

Nobel laureate Charles Kuen Kao, the father of fibre opticsFrom Earth Times by dpa, 08 Oct 2009:Brilliant mind of Nobel laureate scientist affected by Alzheimer's(Hong Kong) - The brilliant scientist ... discuss

"WE ARE WHAT WE CHOOSE" By Amazon.com founder Jeff BezosFrom News at Princeton - 2010 Baccalaureate remarks"We are What We Choose"Remarks by Jeff Bezos, as delivered to the Class of 2010BaccalaureateM ... discuss

Today on Facebook, I posted a quote -- part of a pro-life campaign for the month of March. I just placed the quote for today in my "status" on Facebook. And people from both sides (I have alot of cons ... discuss

I made an appeal last year for Lauren Richardson's life (http://defendlife.blogspot.com/2008/01/pray-for-lauren-richardson-being.html). Well, the Alliance Defense Fund took up her case, and here is t ... discuss

Last semester, I had the great privilege of teaching our high school students some of the reasons reformed folk do what they do during worship.  For this, I used the Great Commission Publication ... discuss

You know all that advice you get when it comes to shyness.The stuff that says get out there and feel bad about yourselfin front of a bunch of strangers?I mentioned bad s ... discuss

Been hearing a bit about this lately so I enjoyed The Last Psychiatrist's post To The Brain God Is Just Another Guy. In a nutshell, a scientific study was conducted comparing brain activity with think ... discuss

Doctors in the Netherlands are working on a scheme to increase the number of life-saving organs available for transplant – by harvesting them from people who want to be euthanased. Erasmus Medical C ... discuss

These are some memories from five years ago this month...Here is only the sweetest little girl and one of the best ultrasound photos ever! This was on November 24, 2009, when I was 24 weeks 2 days pre ... discuss

(This was a Facebook post that just kept on growing.)   Yes, the heavens declare the glory of God! We can predict the movements of the heavenly bodies down to the day and hour for years to come ... discuss

Recently someone wrote in to protest that we center abolition around Jesus Christ so explicitly, suggesting that we be more inclusive to those who are secularists and who desire to abolish abortion.Hi ... discuss

Good morning, blog friends and blogsphere! I have a simple request, well 3 actually. I know this is long but PLEASE read this to the bottom so that you understand what this means to me. One of my dear ... discuss

You've probably heard the case of Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman who was diagnosed with degenerative brain cancer, who took her own life rather than lose control of her bodily functions in what ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenThe opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights last month caused quite the commotion, as any event involving the status of minority groups does. When I arrived the day b ... discuss

Recently someone wrote to us via the Contact page on our website, challenging our worldview and our thoughts on the question of child sacrifice. This individual self-identified as a Satanist, which ... discuss

This will be the last in this series, as the author, Brandon Christen, has indicated this is his last part. He seems to have forgotten his desire to respond to the argument from ageism, but I guess we ... discuss

Have you seen this child lately?Ask a Stupid QuestionI wouldn’t blame you if you don’t believe me. I neglected to save the link, so I can’t prove it happened; I can’t even remember which blog ... discuss

We all know about various physical and mathematical constants. The natural log e, pi, Planck time, etc. Here’s a link to a bunch more.  That’s a lot of constants for a post-modern world. ... discuss

The Missing LinkHollywood recently put out a movie called, "Lucy", which surmises about what would happen to man if he could use 100% of his brain. In it, a woman named Lucy ingests a drug which incre ... discuss

This is the third part in this five part series. For part one, go here. For part two, click here.In blogger Brandon Christen's third part of his series, he responds to an argument from rights. The arg ... discuss

Blogger Brandon Christen is presenting a case that secular arguments for the pro-life position fail. This is the second part in this series of five, and you can find the first part here.For Christen's ... discuss

Blogger Brandon Christen has written an introductory article, the first in a five-part series, responding to pro-life arguments. He is looking at the issue from an atheistic perspective. It's refreshi ... discuss

Just a quick reminder of Mark Schauer's record. I think a lot of people forgot how atrocious this guy's record really is.---------------------------------------------------------------------1999 - Sup ... discuss

The times they are-changing!   A Message From A Former Muslim To the Infidels of the West: We Will Fight the Infidel to Death. – Meanwhile American laws will protect us. – Democrats and Left ... discuss

TheRichest.com, a website full of trivia and gossip that can really drain if not pollute your brain, has published a list of 8 famous people who narrowly avoided being aborted. Surely there are more, ... discuss

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ASL) commonly known as Lou Gherig's Disease, is a fatal neuromuscular disease that presently has no cure. No ALS patient is alike. Some people experience a slow degenera ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

You know all that advice you get when it comes to shyness.The stuff that says get out there and feel bad about yourselfin front of a bunch of strangers?I mentioned bad s ... discuss

“Stop reading the directions,” I say. “I’m not reading the directions,” he says. “But it looks like you’re reading the directions and that makes me nervous.” “It’s call ... discuss

She was my hardest case thus far determined to abort her rape conceived baby. By mistake this fifteen year old went to a pregnancy center looking for an abortion. They called me. She wanted a life, t ... discuss

An animated GIF of Hillary Clinton with pancake brain damage, made from three previous postings of this painting while in progress. ... discuss

It has been two and a half years since I bled on the internet, and today I am going to break that streak. Let’s give it a whirl. What the heck. YOLO. Fear has always controlled me. When I was 17 ... discuss

Have you ever seen an ad for Cognitive Dysfunction (CD) like the ubiquitous Erectile Dysfunction (ED) ads? It might feature a man getting his truck stuck in the mud while the announcer intones, “ ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — My daughter was six days old when we found out she has cystic fibrosis. The pulmonologist sent specific instructions asking us to stay away from Google until ou ... discuss

If we are to pinpoint the moment of beginning of personhood that has the best scientific grounding, out of all the moments that are candidates, that will certainly be the beginning of the single-cell ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

In a fallacy that appeals to the heart, the arguer uses emotional appeals rather than logical reasons to persuade the listener. The fallacy can appeal to various emotions including pride, pity, fear, ... discuss

Summer Leisure Reading: Some of these are the sorts of books I categorize under my Kindle as ‘Mama Reads.’ Because these are titlest that are free due to being in the public domain, they a ... discuss

There's a video on YouTube that claims to be able to destroy "pro-abortion" arguments in two minutes by vlogger Buster Stein. I believe that we should be making the best arguments we can for the pro-l ... discuss

Allons-y!* Yes, it's high time I out myself as a huge nerd. Last night I attended a screening of the two-part Doctor Who adventure, "Rise of the Cybermen" and "The Age of Steel," seamlessly combined t ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen OAKLAND, CA -- Nailah Winkfield, the mother of Jahi McMath, a teenage girl recovering from severe brain damage after complications from tonsil and adenoid surgery, accepted an hono ... discuss

What happens when a sore festers too long.That’s right, ladies: I’m going to talk directly to men about man stuff. So I suggest you go read one of my friends (see my blogroll down in the right-han ... discuss

"Warped mind" she says (below). I say her thoughts are a mirror into which it would behoove Americans to gaze long and hard. I resided in the State of Apathy for far too long - What can one person p ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen OAKLAND, CA, June 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A girl who became the center of national controversy after she was declared “brain dead” by Oakland Children&rsquo ... discuss

The Star-Spangled Banner, which can be seen at the National Museum of American History.  by Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass & Diana Schaub, Intercollegiate Review: Can the American flag contribute to a ... discuss

Medical Examiner Confirms Woman Died From Heart Attack After Botched Abortion The Cuyahoga Medical Examiner’s Office ruled today that a young woman died from complications due to a legal abortion ... discuss

The Cuyahoga Medical Examiner’s Office ruled today that a young woman died from complications due to a legal abortion she obtained at a Cleveland abortion clinic earlier this year. Wilson, 22, d ... discuss

 TIME magazine’s “Preemie Revolution” illustrates how these babies are surviving and thriving  By Dave Andrusko A front cover photo for the new TIME magazine unintentionally ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A California woman has given birth to a healthy baby boy after her reluctance to risk her child’s life by undergoin ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins TUCSON, AZ, May 19, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two-and-a-half years ago, Sam Schmid was considered brain-dead and a candidate to have his organs harvested. Today, he is back in ... discuss

John Shore is a sometime author, Huff-n-Puff blogger, and former "rabid anti-Christian" who claims to have become a Christian after hearing a cartoon voice in a rarely used supply closet at work.No, I ... discuss

My friend Kristine Kruszelnicki of Pro-Life Humanists fairly recently posted an article to Hemant Mehta's blog ("The Friendly Atheist") making a secular case for abortion. Since then, irrational athei ... discuss

This week's song spotlights one of the outstanding duos of Motown's heyday: Marvin Gaye and Tammie Terrell. During the couple of years during the late Sixties they recorded together they had numerous ... discuss

Sometimes I think God asks too much of me. I mean, really. What is he thinking? I can understand giving some general guidelines to follow, some flexible rules to kind of give me an idea of which wa ... discuss

The Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services for Catholic Health Care Services encourage us to provide for donation of organs to others in medical need, which we cannot dona ... discuss

I never thought about it much. I guess I always thought people would think I was crazy if I did say He did to anyone. I’m pretty sure last night my dreams were full of God speaking to me. I writ ... discuss

We are frequently contacted by students inquiring about the best resources for writing a research paper on Margaret Sanger.  Perhaps the best place to start is Dan Flynn's thoroughly researc ... discuss

I'm sure bankers on Wall Street, CEO's of huge multi-billion dollar corporations and even neuro-brain surgeons all have very tough jobs. I'm sure they worry and pace, and hopefully probably even pray ... discuss

Since so many of us have the day off, it's the perfect Monday for a nap!For a more scientific reason to nap, click here! ... discuss

Husband of pregnant woman wants her off life supportBy Elizabeth Landau, CNNupdated 4:11 PM EST, Tue December 24, 2013(CNN) -- Erick Munoz wants to see his wife's wish fulfilled this holiday season, b ... discuss

CNN) -- A brain-dead pregnant woman lies on a hospital bed. Doctors want to keep her on life support until they can deliver her baby. An anguished husband waits.At first glance, the case of Robyn Bens ... discuss

UPDATE: Jahi McMath is still alive. You may recall the California teenager who was declared brain dead by a California hospital. The coroner actually issued a death certificate and released Jahis b ... discuss

With so many expressing disgust over a Texas hospital maintaining a brain dead woman named Marlise Munoz because she was pregnant, I became aware of a remarkably similar case last year that had a m ... discuss

Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw was at Brookwood Medical Center Tuesday morning when he was needed for emergency brain surgery miles away at Trinity Medical Center. The problem was the sudden snowstorm had locked d ... discuss




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