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On Human Dignity


It would seem that surely anyone who cares to protect animals and the environment (a matter of good stewardship) would surely value human life.

(Tuesday afternoon daydream alert: Which is why I welcome what Matthew Scully, Mary Eberstadt, and Charles Camosy have been thinking about — finding ways to get us to a day where Whole Foods and the Humane Society might host fundraiser for a crisis-pregnancy center or maternity home.)

But as Wesley Smith documents in his new, alarming e-book, The War on Humans, all too often there’s a dehumanization afoot. We talk about it here — and I think some of his answers could surprise you.


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