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Seeking True Liberation - An Analysis of Peter Singer's "Animal Liberation"

“We must realize that all life is valuable and that we are united to all life. From this knowledge comes our spiritual relationship with the universe” – Albert Schweitzer. 2,344 more words

College Days

Robotprofessoren jorden rundt

DR fyrer den af. Her er endnu en robotdokumentar (kan ses til 22/11-2014). Hovedpersonen er professor Henrik Hautop Lund fra DTU. Han er meget bekymret over militærets interesser i robotteknologi. 82 more words

Peter Singer and effective altruism - a critique

Recently I attended a lecture delivered by Peter Singer on, ‘Ethics, Utilitarianism and Effective Altruism’. This event was jointly hosted between the University of Melbourne Secular Society and Melbourne University Philosophy Community. 2,347 more words


The fault in our contexts

Why does the public misunderstands the academy?

English biologist and author Richard Dawkins was in hot water recently after saying that, if given the choice, expectant mothers ought to abort their foetus if tests confirm it to have Down’s syndrome. 1,076 more words

The Art of Giving

This article appeared in Ceylon Today on October 15 2014

Last weekend, a woman from the village visited our home with her daughter. We shared some food and conversation and they left with a few items of food we had in the house. 1,642 more words

Ceylon Today

Off-topic?  Yes.  Interesting?  That’s Your Call.

When I was a young lad, barely out of my parents’ gentle and loving reach, I took a course in ethics.  The range of topics we discussed that semester was immense, but I’ll never forget the conversation around… 92 more words