The Comforting Brutality of Existence

Introduction & First Stimulus “To be, or not to be, that is the question:Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to sufferThe slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,Or to take arms against a sea of troublesAnd by opposing end them. To die—to sleep,No more; and by a sleep to say we endThe heart-ache and the thousandContinue reading “The Comforting Brutality of Existence”

The Ethical Limits of Gene-Editing

Julia Inselseth (Law LLB, 2nd Year) discusses the notion of free market eugenics in the age of CRISPR technology. The discovery of the CRISPR system has the potential to revolutionise medicine, giving humanity a tool capable of ‘editing out’ diseases from future generations of humans, animals, insects, plants and crops. However, this technology is surroundedContinue reading “The Ethical Limits of Gene-Editing”