Author Archive | Alex Duvoisin '17

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The Uneasy Truth about Human-Animal Hybrids

“While the possibility of chimeras wandering the planet is far from reality, our fear of hybrids fosters the sense that such creatures would be monstrous.” An abomination unto nature, reflexive unease at newness, or existential angst? The concept of a genetically modified “chimera” of human and animal DNA is becoming closer to reality, meeting with […]

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A Recap of Dr. William Desmond’s talk on Assisted Suicide

On February 15th, Dr. William Desmond spoke to a room full of LMU students, faculty, staff, and community members about the ethics of assisted suicide. Below you may find a video from the event as well as images. Chattel of the gods: Assisted Suicide and the Politics of Patience from LMU ITS on Vimeo.   […]