The Enhancing Life Project Blog

In this blog, we feature the research, Scholars, and Interlocutors of The Enhancing Life Project.
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When Can We Say That Someone Is Dying?

September 22, 2016 • By Daniel P. Sulmasy

Enhancing Life Project When Can We Say That Someone Is Dying?

Just as there are phases of life, there are phases of death. Read more

Enhancing Life Near Death: A Q&A with Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy

September 20, 2016 • By Daniel P. Sulmasy

Enhancing Life Project Enhancing Life Near Death: A Q&A with Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy

Medicine should aim to help people flourish, even as they are dying. Read more

Peace as a Religious Counter-World

July 21, 2016 • By Menahem Blondheim

Enhancing Life Project Peace as a Religious Counter-World

World harmony may be seen as universal religious aspiration. Read more

Enhancing Connectivity: A Q&A with Dr. Menahem Blondheim

July 19, 2016 • By Menahem Blondheim

Enhancing Life Project Enhancing Connectivity: A Q&A with Dr. Menahem Blondheim

Can withdrawing from our cell phones enhance our lives? Read more

Talking about Spirituality, Religion, and Reproductive Medicine

July 14, 2016 • By Ruth M. Farrell

Enhancing Life Project Talking about Spirituality, Religion, and Reproductive Medicine

More than ever, patients report a need to rely upon their values to navigate their options. Read more

Navigating the Uncertainties of Prenatal Testing: A Q&A with Dr. Ruth M. Farrell

July 12, 2016 • By Ruth M. Farrell

Enhancing Life Project Navigating the Uncertainties of Prenatal Testing: A Q&A with Dr. Ruth M. Farrell

How do values shape women’s decision-making processes around prenatal genetic testing? Read more

Two Perspectives on "Brexit"

July 11, 2016 • By William Schweiker and Günter Thomas

Enhancing Life Project Two Perspectives on

What does the United Kingdom's "Brexit" vote mean for European unity? Read more

Reassessing the Price of Connection

July 07, 2016 • By Nick Couldry

Enhancing Life Project Reassessing the Price of Connection

There is a potential contradiction between the life-enhancing promise of online connection and its practical reality. Read more

Data and the Expansion of Human Freedom: A Q&A with Dr. Nick Couldry

July 05, 2016 • By Nick Couldry

Enhancing Life Project Data and the Expansion of Human Freedom: A Q&A with Dr. Nick Couldry

As we become increasingly reliant on the internet and social media, are we undermining our own freedom? Read more

The Legacy of Gandhi's Ashrams

June 30, 2016 • By Karline McLain

Enhancing Life Project The Legacy of Gandhi's Ashrams

Exploring the history of Gandhi’s intentional communities helps us understand his philosophy more deeply. Read more