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

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.

Reminder: You Don’t Vote For The Prime Minister. Ever.

August 19, 2015


Our democracy will be restored only when our Members of Parliament exercise their political independence and free themselves from the dominance of unelected party staff and insiders.

Meaningful Change Needed in Ottawa: Liberal Support of C-51 Proves It.

August 10, 2015


The Liberals have not learned the lesson of their political exile. Let’s leave them there until they do. On October 19th, let’s vote for meaningful change in Ottawa.

An End to The Blame Game: Beyond Freedom and Will.

July 29, 2015


This shift in perspective is motivated by cutting edge research and the intuition that the mere fact of criminality is a reliable sign that there is something wrong with the brain, even if we can’t yet detect, measure, or cure it.