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Conversations About Ethics is a series of lectures and discussions about ethics issues presented by the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics and the Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health through the generous support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries.

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With the advent of implantable brain chips, neural tissue transplants, brain-computer interfaces, and psychopharmaceutical advances, human beings will soon be able to micromanage their moods, enhance cognitive and affective skills and traits, “mind-read” through brain scanning, and replace brain functions with brain prostheses. Brain imaging may soon be able to apprehend subjective thoughts; new technologies or pharmaceuticals may be able to give others greater control of our thoughts or fe... (1 like, 0 comments)

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Are disabilities a problem to be eliminated or a reality to be accommodated? http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas/disability-and-bioethics/6427260 (0 comments)

Read More · 23 May 2015 at 10:26

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Johns Hopkins has now added a Master of Bioethics (MBE) program to their Berman Institute of Bioethics, in concert with their Bloomberg School of Public Health. http://www.bioethicsinstitute.org/education-training-2/master-of-bioethics (0 comments)

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Who gets to keep custody of the frozen embryos after a separation? http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/30/opinion/sofiavergaras-ex-fiance-our-frozen-embryos-have-a-right-to-live.html (0 comments)

Read More · 20 May 2015 at 19:14