February 14th 2004

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Articles from this issue:

COVER STORY: Australia-US free trade agreement: free trade or fair trade?

EDITORIAL: Bush and Iraq: the essential issues

ELECTION: How Labor outgunned the Coalition in Queensland

AGRICULTURE: Political will needed to solve dairy industry crisis

CANBERRA OBSERVED: Latham catches government on wrong foot

OPINION: Regionalism the solution to excessive centralism

STRAWS IN THE WIND : Deschooling or reschooling? / Oxbridge / Pluralism

Death ethics (letter)

Front and centre (letter)

CANADA: Exposing the myths behind 'free market' agriculture policy

ISLAM: Musharraf's ambitious quest to lead the Islamic world

Bird flu cover-up shows that change in China comes slowly

COMMENT: Is President Bush really "dumb"?

BOOKS: Divorce Law and the Future of Marriage, by Barry Maley


MUSIC: Reflections for Peace, Joy and Serenity

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Death ethics (letter)

by Brian Harris

News Weekly, February 14, 2004

I dread the damage done to young students at Princeton University in the USA with the kind of bioethics (in reality death ethics) which Professor Peter Singer espouses.

It is well known that he would rather save a cat or a dog than a human baby.

However he said that under certain conditions that it should be considered right for a mother to have her child terminated after birth.

Professor Singer says that everyone should be able to access euthanasia but he believes that his mother alone should be exempted.

Brian Harris,
Hadfield, Vic

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