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By Whiskey Charlie
Introduction of new Booksie member.
Short Story | Updated Nov 16, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Mine dives headfirst into the quaky territory of the ethics genetic engineering, and illustrates the conflict between the evil and beauty of it. Demonstrating the tension that can be caused between family, friends, and lovers, when something created by man is dropped into the equation.
By Hades Above Ground
Poetic thoughts regarding both the body, and soul.
By Max Edwards 13
This is a poem I wrote dealing with the themes of Nuclear War. I hope you like it!
By Pater Profundus
One of the most misunderstood statements made by Nietzsche is sadly his most famous one. Gott ist Tot. Is God dead? Is he dead biologically, killed by a biological subject by means of a material instrument with blood gushing out of his veins?
Essay | Updated Apr 3, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A short poem I wrote over a sleepless night. I had a collection of lines and threw them together over a few minutes. Please let me know what you think. Thanks.
My essay focuses upon the consequences that can arise if genetic engineering in the human race was mainstream. With modern technological advancement, the bio-ethical concerns regarding this field are one of the most debated topics of today. This essay examines the future implications of genetic...
The content of the story could be perceived as shocking, that is not the intent behind writing it. It is written only as a philosophical quandary.
Short Story | Updated Nov 8, 2013 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By The Lone Nightingale
We are an audience to written testimonies by a judge who has managed to uncover evidence that could've saved the late Mr.Yousuf Zaidi; an oncologist responsible for carrying out mass euthanasia in a St. John's hospital, from the death sentence that had been levied upon him a few days back. So,...
Born to a impoverished family in South Chicago, Sindile Johnson must learn the hardest lessons of life in this riveting and sometimes heartbreaking Novel that tells the story of his life and the ones around him, as Sindile begins to learn that life is not just black and white, and sometimes it...
Nathan is a lawyer who fights human trafficking. He gets a huge fight on his hand when someone close to him is involved in a serious case. One with a fatal end.
My first proper short story, so be nice please. English is also not my first language :)
Describe the process and perceptions of 'Designer babies'.
(Please let me know if any information in this essay is incorrect and must be changed. The general description of the types of modern genetic engineering is loose, but this is in order to focus on the philosophy of the process rather...
A lesson learned through a moral perspective on the importance of minding one's own business.
By Mike Modelle
What goes around comes around. The hubris of youth meets the calls from the wild.
Short Story | Updated May 19, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 3
Does finding the meaning of life mean exploring ancient texts?
Does it mean discovering the true meaning of the religion of your youth and closing off all distractions to its true meaning?
Does discovering the meaning of life mean finding the ancient wisdom of the East through dharma, yoga or...