Sunday, 20 March 2011

"Priests for life" "save" Baby Joseph, the pro-life poster child

Peter Singer, professor of bioethics at Princeton, has a written an opinion piece examining a utilitarian analysis of what could have been achieved with the $150,000 Priests for Life spent on an operation for a child with no existing or anticipated quality of life. Hint: the answer is to have instead saved at least 150 lives worth living. Article here:

Attempted rescue of Baby Joseph Maraachli, pro-life poster child, is deeply misguided

And yes, this really is an image from the Priests for Life webpage.