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“It Takes a University to Produce Ideas this Dumb”

One day last week as I was reading my local newspaper and drinking my morning coffee I came upon a story lamenting a recent series of incidents of some type of bad behavior, a sort of secular jeremiad. 803 more words

The Wacky World of Hate Speech Rules

A German newspaper, “Suddeutsche Zeitung,” has been examining the labyrinthine rules and formulas by which Facebook decides what to delete as “hate speech” and what to let stand ( … 241 more words

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Common Sense

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Common Sense

Why, When it Comes to Religion, the Ends ALWAYS Justify the Means

One of the great philosophical debates (and the first thing you learn in any Intro to Philosophy class) is about deontological vs. utilitarian morality: Are “right” and “wrong” a result of certain actions being inherently right or wrong (killing and stealing are wrong in principle) or is it determined based on the consequences of those actions (killing and stealing are wrong because of the harm they do to others)? 500 more words

Religion

Crossing the 'T's and and dotting the 'i's: a contract of morality?

I have been compelled recently to thoroughly consider another moral explanation, aside from ‘The Moral Landscape’. It is called Contractarianism. And it resonates strongly with something I have recently been arguing and investigating: that an open rational discussion is a method of understanding morality. 992 more words

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Concerning a moral identity

I continue to escalate the severity of the problems discussed in this blog — the severity, that is, as with how the topic has concerned countless philosophers, lawmakers, and the general society who are affected individually or secondarily. 1,422 more words

Morality