In 2019, only 18 babies in Denmark were born with Down syndrome. Prenatal testing is changing who gets born and who doesn’t.
We may not have a COVID-19 vaccine, but who will even get it when we do?
Elizabeth Greenwood decides to give everything: time, money, praise, forgiveness. But when does generosity become a mania for giving?
Climate apocalypse: a coming calamity that’s morally different from nuclear exchange in a way we haven’t yet dealt with.
It’s a concept that has shaped ethical debates for centuries. A clinical psychiatrist now thinks it’s time we got rid of it.
“Some thought people who appeared to be extremely ethical must be somehow cheating—that they couldn’t actually be doing all those good things. Others believed they were doing those things, but they found that so weird that they thought they must have some kind of mental illness—that they must lack the ordinary component of desires or […]
“Lives of the Moral Saints.” Larissa MacFarquhar with David V. Johnson, Boston Review.