Having Children Is Immoral

From our “alternative perspectives” tag… Antinatalism: since children can’t consent to being born, it’s unethical to impose life (give birth) in a world in which the potential for great suffering exists. Having children means gambling with the welfare of someone else. It means conducting Frankenstein experiments you can’t control in which someone else pays the…


Objective Morality, Part II

The second and final part of the brief exploration of moral relativism and its opposite occurs below. Some of the explanation overlaps and repeats, but this iteration will be an attempt to build a positive case for morality being rooted in objective truth. Note of course, that culpability and absolute moral wrong are each not…


Wiki Wednesday – Ravens

The Raven Paradox, to be more precise: The raven paradox, also known as Hempel’s paradox or Hempel’s ravens, is a paradox arising from the question of what constitutes evidence for a statement. Observing objects that are neither black nor ravens may formally increase the likelihood that all ravens are black – even though, intuitively, these…