What’s the moral status of ‘thoughtlessness’? It can be invoked as a defence, used to claim that an action was less morally problematic because it expressed a… 153 more words
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I’ve previously characterized the current times as being the styrofoam layer – it’s about disposability.
Product disposability and a built in shelf life is only the tip of the iceberg, beneath the surface the larger threat is the disposability of integrity, truthfulness, a moral national rudder, constitutional rights, and ultimately even people. 191 more words
The current political climate spews accusations towards religious observers and even religions themselves. The rise of ISIS and other similar groups, in addition to Anti-Theist sentiment online, only bolsters claims which aim to convince people of one thing – religion (or a specific religion) is just plain bad. 1,411 more words
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s “sorry” last week for the organization’s role in Haiti’s deadly cholera outbreak, called a “half-apology” by some for omitting to mention the likely source of that outbreak: Nepalese UN peacekeepers. 223 more words