Friday, December 28, 2007

Ethics of Designer Deaf Babies

Jay Krieger presents a discussion on moral and social ethics on producing Deaf babies. Jay hopes to demonstrate that its NOT morally unethical as long as they are "designed" before conception. The issue we are seeing may be within the social ethics.

Note: Jay does not discuss selection of embryos, but looks at the decisions made prior to conception.

Thursday, December 27, 2007


Jay Krieger yawns, but he is not bored. Jay explains the science behind yawning. Feel free to yawn!

Friday, December 7, 2007

Would you consider a CI? Cortical Implant

Jay Krieger talks about cortical implant -- artificial vision for the blind. Most of us are content with our identities, not wanting a cochlear implant, but suppose we lost our sight today, would we consider a cortical implant to restore some of our vision back?

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Varying Reactions to Various Implants

Jay Krieger rambles on how we all have our own various personal reactions to various implants. The reactions could be based on our personal values, culture, religion, necessity, phobia, language, etc. Eventhough all kinds of implants are technological advances, we have various tolerances toward them.

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Curious? Indiana DBC Rally Brief Update

Jay Krieger joined the Indiana Deaf Bilingual Coalition at the Purdue University. Jay shares some of his experiences there. The whole thing has been very positive. Jill & John Lestina will be posting a much more thorough experience for you real soon.