Tag: Moral Philosophy

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You walk a familiar route. Again, there is litter on the ground. You pick it up and dispose of it when you can. There is always litter these days.  And it’s getting worse. Every week there is more. You had hoped your example would inspire others, though that might not have been your full purpose. […]

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Donald Trump, thus far, it seems will be the Republican Nominee for President in the 2016 race. One of his most touted characteristics was his knowledge of the economy and “capitalism” along with his prescriptions of how the American economic structure should be ordered and the like. The economy itself is generally a high ranked issue […]

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Michael Sandel poses a hypothetical. A trolley car is careening down the track without brakes and is about to hit five people working on the tracks. You are the driver of the trolley. Shortly before you hit the five people, you notice a side track is available. Unfortunately, there is a single worker standing on […]

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One doesn’t normally expect to find one’s faith in God validated by a video game. But if you are one of the millions of gamers with access to the open beta of Tom Clancy’s The Division this weekend, you might consider how the game’s “Dark Zone” relates to the problem of evil.  Preview Open

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I was going to post the following to Rachel Lu’s “Why I am Not a Libertarian.” Alas it’s rather lengthy, I’ve prefaced it with some thoughts of my own, and so I thought it best to post it here for reflection or discussion.  What’s below is from a dialogue between Bill Kristol and Harvey Mansfield. […]

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A fellow parishioner used to work at the FBI as an investigator of counterfeit money. In training, he said, they focused exclusively on the features of real American currency. They did not study examples of counterfeit dollars.  It’s the sort of thing that’s surprising and yet makes good sense. If the agents had extensively studied […]

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