This article, published by BioEdge, quotes Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Wesley J. Smith:
Wesley J. Smith, of Secondhand Smoke, a widely-read bioethics blog, lamented the decline in the prestige of bioethics even though he has often been highly critical of some of its practitioners. “Bioethicists could have been contenders. They could have led the country into finding ways to deal with the new difficulties of high tech medicine and resource scarcity without sacrificing the Hippocratic values that patients count on as their protection.”
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