Just because we can . . . does it mean we should?

Ever heard of vivisection?  It comes from Latin words meaning “alive” and “cutting.”  It’s the practice, in other words, of cutting living creatures.  Sounds pretty creepy.  And for that reason, the term’s largely fallen out of use. But the word can also refer to what many of us have experienced as the beneficial effects of surgery. … More Just because we can . . . does it mean we should?