Weekly Links April 13th-19th 2012

Arguably the most controversial ethical position I find compelling; and a fundamental disagreement with the utilitarianism that underlies said position, argued forcefully

http://jme.bmj.com/content/early/2012/03/01/medethics-2011-100411.full

http://www.kenanmalik.com/essays/gp_infanticide.html

And while we’re on the topic of the most controversial moral topics: a courageous look at suicide

http://www.stateofformation.org/2012/04/suicide-virtuous-or-tragic/

For Yom HaShoah: a humbling look at how a specifically Jewish memory of the Shoah is distorting

http://micahsparadigmshift.blogspot.com/2012/04/yom-ha-shoah-ahmadinejad-and-why-we.html

A beautiful tribute to Jobs, spun into a more general musing on transitions in life

http://baynim.blogspot.com/2012/04/one-infinite-loop.html

A wonderfully eloquent expression of how Pardes differs from a traditional yeshiva

http://whotheeffisjeff.wordpress.com/2012/04/02/yeshiva-attack/

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