Blog Archives for February 2014

The Anatomy of False Accusations: A Skeptical Case Study

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
February 26, 2014

False accusations are of particular interest to skeptics because skepticism has often been at the forefront of giving voice to the wrongly accused. Here's a recent case study. 

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The Ethics of Free-Market Kidneys, Part 2

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
February 11, 2014

In some countries selling one’s organs is perfectly legal. In the United States, it is against the law, although many people have suggested that legalizing the trade would save lives and offer real social benefits. Others find it an ethically dubious proposition. Part 2.  

The Ethics of Free-Market Kidneys, Part 1

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
February 04, 2014

In some countries selling one's organs is perfectly legal. In the United States, it is against the law, although many people have suggested that legalizing the trade would save lives and offer real social benefits. Others find it an ethically dubious proposition. A look at the ethics behind organ sales.