The 10 best questions never asked of "The Ethicist."

Dubious and far-fetched ideas.
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Unasked Yet Answered

The 10 best questions never asked of "The Ethicist."

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10) I am the author of The Good, the Bad and the Difference, a wonderful new book published by Doubleday. I'd like to encourage everyone to buy a copy—or two. Or three—because, while I haven't met everyone, I genuinely think they'd enjoy it. But I'm hardly a disinterested party when it comes to judging The Good, the Bad and the Difference, a wonderful new book published by Doubleday. Given that I have a stake in the matter, would it be right for me to recommend The Good, the Bad and the Difference, a wonderful new book published by Doubleday?—R.C., New York City

Randy Cohen used to write Slate's "News Quiz." Click here to read more about "The Ethicist," the ethicist, and his new book.

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