Browsing All Posts filed under »Morality, Politics and Society«

The All or Nothing Pursuit of Wealth Destroys the Ground of Wealth: Society

March 1, 2016


Live any way you want, we are told, so long as you live exactly the way we want you to live. Pursue wealth before all else. Get rich or die trying.

No Reason, No Cry: Determinism May Be Good For Your Health

February 22, 2016


To put it bluntly, without free will, we must discard any notion of human reason, which presumes we can freely will our way in and out of beliefs or anything else about which we might reason.

We Can Be Heroes: Eat Less Animals or, Ideally, No Animals At All

February 15, 2016


You can actually help save the world and all life as we know it.

Alex P. Keaton: The Butterfly that Started this Raging Storm

February 8, 2016


What might have come of Anglo-American society, I wonder, if Alex had been played by Kirk Cameron or Michael had played a social democrat?

Try a Vegan Diet for the Fun of It: I Double Dare You!

January 18, 2016


If you are like me and you like to learn, to embrace new experiences, and to do the right thing for yourself and others, give veganism a try for six days, six weeks, or six months.

A Tulip By Any Other Name: Facebook’s Market Capitalization Is A Symptom of What Ails Us.

December 22, 2015


The so-called rational market thinks Facebook is worth more than the complete refurbishment of an entire nation’s water and electricity infrastructure.

Death Is The Only Consideration: Be Moral Because You Are Moral.

November 5, 2015


Rationality, I think, requires us to accept that there may be no rational justification for some of our most fundamental behaviour.