Polarised culture wars, the challenge of elder care, and childlike sexbots
Taking patients hostage, employment as service, slaves and masters, and Christian peacemaking
The Winter of Discontent, austerity-era pay freezes, Christian socialist solidarity, and continuity of patient care
QR codes in China, privacy, the manipulation of desire, and a neo-Benedictine Rule of Life
Technicism, the Parable of the Talents, get-rich-quick schemes, and the wheat and the weeds
Suicidal ideation, no crystal balls, conscientious objection, and Hippocrates’ successful medical practice
Advances in technology mean intelligent machines are likely to play an increasingly important role in our future
Judicial activism, a ‘reasonably foreseeable’ death, the unacceptability of suffering, and reasons to stay alive
A mucky business, the ultimate conspiracy theory, ‘showbiz for ugly people’, and and atomised individuals
‘None of us can avoid fundamental questions about what it means to be human. These issues are far too important to be left to doctors’