Kresta in the Afternoon – December 6, 2016 – Hour 1

  • Description: This interview aired during our Winter Membership Drive. Due to the way our archiving system works, the audio player you see at the top of this segment will play audio from the drive. If you'd like to listen to the interview with Wes Smith click on the blue text below and you will see a second audio player. That is the audio from our interview. Enjoy!

+  The Age of Do Harm Medicine (full hour)

  • Description: How have the threats to the equality of human life accelerated in recent years? What’s new in the Culture of Death? From the proliferation of euthanasia and Brittany Maynard’s suicide to the rise of the transhumanist movement, things have taken a turn for the worst. We’ll talk about it with Wes Smith.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Wesley Smith
      Wes Smith is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism and a consultant to the Patients Rights Council. His new book, “Culture of Death: The Age of Do Harm Medicine” is out today and we’ll be discussing the book soon. Find his writings at First Things and National Review and check out his Human Exceptionalism podcast.
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    • Culture of Death: The Age of “Do Harm” Medicine

      Culture of Death reveals how more and more doctors have withdrawn from the Hippocratic Oath and how “bioethicists” influence policy by posing questions such as whether organs may be harvested from the terminally ill and disabled. This is a passionate yet coolly reasoned book about the current crisis in medical ethics by an author who has made “the new thanatology” his consuming interest. (learn more)

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