are easiest to observe in video form. Here are a few of them I have found in the past few weeks… Walter E. Williams proposes the idea that voting should be like shareholding in a company, in that you get as many votes as your taxes pay for. I doubt most people would bite, but…Details
Utilitarianism and Deontology are easy enough; Double Effect is something I am just going to need to memorize… This set of criteria states that an action having foreseen harmful effects practically inseparable from the good effect is justifiable if upon satisfaction of the following: the nature of the act is itself good, or at least…Details
A friend facebook-posted the following riveting speech by a woman whose mother tried to abort her at 7.5 months, and I couldn’t help but put it here…
This makes me so sad.
I’ve run into a few notable bits of info over the past week or so… If we didn’t give Edison so much unwarranted back-patting, we would probably have no energy crisis and we would all have flying cars without engines thanks to Tesla. Speaking of science, let’s hope someone is looking into Alcubierre warp drives.…Details
I find it hard to put myself behind causes unless I know the reasons that I believe something. This doesn’t seem to be a universal trait; I have many family members and friends who believe things strongly without being able to justify them with words. I simply have never been able to buy into a…Details
I just finished watching the movie New Moon. Besides having the worst acting and most unoriginal plot ever, it felt really wrong to me. The complete integration of the self into a romantic love interest is simply not right. The way in which the main character was consumed with her vampire boyfriend sets a pretty…Details