Tag: Thanos

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I won’t bother to ask if they respect life, that does not appear to be anywhere on the menu. But do they obey the law with regard to pharmacists and other health professionals to exercise their right to refuse to engage in a transaction that violates their conscience. This is an important question. If Life […]

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There’s a bit of graphic nonsense making the rounds, some whimsical bit of photoshopping that grafts President Trump’s essential orangeness onto the body of the iconic supervillain Thanos, a being notorious for, if I understand the storyline correctly, destroying half of all life in the universe in an effort to maintain ecological balance. That’s a […]

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When the Villain Is More Heroic Than the Heroes

 

The objective of morality is picking the highest quality you can and pursuing it. But that pursuit takes many forms, and sometimes things are not as black and white as they would seem.

One aspect of being moral is kindness. But kindness isn’t everything because sometimes one needs to be cruel to get things accomplished toward a moral end. A father’s first duty to his son is to parent him, not be his friend, and that means discipline when needed.

Another aspect of morality is loyalty to one’s loved ones and sacrificing for them. But sometimes one’s loved ones can do bad things. Thus they need to be turned in or held accountable for the sake of the broader community or innocent people.