April 19, 2014

Knocking Human Beings Off the Pedestal of Exceptionalism

Occasional commentator to AOI blog and human rights activist Wesley J. Smith warns in a recent article that, "society’s belief in the unique moral value and importance of human life is under unprecedented assault...Most people still believe in human exceptionalism and are unaware that powerful social and cultural forces are working diligently to dismantle the sanctity of life ethic as the fundamental value of our social order." He is correct. Read it carefully, think through the logic, and heed the warnings. The crisis in the West is one of anthropology with ominous implications. +++++++++++++++++++++ By Wesley J. Smith. Published on The Church Report website. Society’s belief in the unique moral value and importance of human life is under unprecedented assault. Most people still believe in human exceptionalism and are unaware that powerful social and cultural forces are working diligently to dismantle the sanctity of life ethic as the fundamental value of our … [Read more...]