A Sin Or A Crime? – On Legislating Morality

(Click here for Chinese version) October 2018 Pulse On September 24 (2018), The Straits Times published an article by Professor Tommy Koh entitled ‘Section 377A: There is a difference between a sin and a crime’. This article was written in the wake of renewed debate...

The Betrayal of Medicine

May 2017 Pulse One of the reasons that the National Council of Churches of Singapore gave for rejecting physician-assisted suicide (PAS) and euthanasia in its 2008 statement is that these actions are “against the very ethos of medical practice”. The betrayal of...

The Gay Gene Re-Visited

December 2016 Pulse  In 2014 Alan Sanders, a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Northwestern University at Evanston, and his team conducted a study of 409 pairs of twin brothers to see if there are some linkages between homosexuality and chromosomal region...

Music and Morality

November 2016 Pulse In February this year (2016), Pop Queen Madonna held her controversial Rebel Heart concert in Singapore amidst concerns expressed by religious groups. In his pastoral letter, Roman Catholic Archbishop William Goh urges his 300,000 strong flock not...