Tag Archives: Human Rights

Kids’ Stuff

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here Dr. Paul Offit loves children. As a pediatrician specializing in infectious diseases and immunology, he’s long been at the center of the debates swirling around the efficacy of vaccines.  When he thinks that parents or politicians have made choices that put kids at risk, he doesn’t hesitate to speak up. That includes writing an… Read more »

A Foundation for Values

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From time to time I share lunch with a friend who is quick to describe himself as a happy heathen. He’s one of the smartest people I know.  He’s also quick-witted, hard-working, and optimistic.  I cherish our conversations.  As a secular materialist, he professes no need of believing in God.  He seems to live with a calm acceptance that his… Read more »