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By Troy Willows
Advances in hospital technology are amazing, and rapidly increasing in use. Designed primarily to extend life, often though, these machines simply prolong death. The consequences of prolonged death can have devastating effects on lives of the loved-ones of the critically injured or ill. It...
Short Story | Updated May 11, 2015 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Satis Shroff is a poet living in Freiburg, German and he writes this time about the trauma of Charlie Hebdo as well as the terrorist attacks in Paris and feels the pulse of the country he has been living in over thirty years.
Imagine being asked to emcee an event. You read out someone's name, it is male, but you see a female in that recipient. How embarrassing! What a lesson.
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Enjoy. Let me know what you think. :)
In university some one keeping on writing one after the other and suddenly stood up that this one single paragraph is universal ethics. Next day at class, the same teacher asked to show the copy, the student just wrote something and purposefully destroyed the copy. Here are the first paragraph...
By Whiskey Charlie
Introduction of new Booksie member.
Short Story | Updated Nov 16, 2014 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 5
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 :)