Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

Life begins at forty

Sophie Marceau speaks of life after 40 in an interview [shouldn’t be too hard for English speakers to get the gist of] about her film The Age of Reason: On a accumulé une certaine expérience, on entre plus ou moins…

Luis Suarez

Gee whiz, what a great philosophical question – is a man who sacrifices himself and his reputation to save his country by cheating and that country then holds him shoulder high as a hero – is he a hero or…

Medical quiz

1.  What is the device above? 2.  The first Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded in 1901 to ____ von ____ for his work on serum therapy, particularly for its use in the treatment of diphtheria.

Breastfeeding

Is there anything more natural? Can someone tell me how people like this person below get appointed? The deputy editor of Britain’s Mother and Baby magazine, Kathryn Blundell, has described breastfeeding as “creepy”. In the latest edition of the magazine,…