Tagged: Peter Singer

Utilitarian GMOs - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Mar 05, 2014

Peter Singer makes the case for GMOs.Genetically modified crops are now grown on about one-tenth of the world’s cropland, and none of the disastrous consequences that we Greens feared have come to pass. There is no reliable scientific evidence that GM foods cause illness, despite the fact that they receive much more intense scrutiny than more “natural” foods. (Natural … Read More

Waking up to morality - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 27, 2010

I have come to the conclusion that a lot of what is said and written about morality is rubbish. So I am pleased to see that, at last, science is opening up to the idea that it can investigate this … Continue reading → … Read More

The origins of science? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 31, 2010

Have a look at this short video for a humorous explanation of the origins of science. Then listen to this podcast of Professor AC Graylings version.   (Download AC Grayling on “Atheism, Secularism, Humanism: Three Zones of Argument”). A little more serious – but fascinating. YouTube – Mr. Deity And The Equation. I mentioned Grayling’s talk in my [...] … Read More