Pressure busts pipes and makes diamonds. Are you a burst pipe or a diamond? The post How One Man Defines Moral Courage? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Fifty years after passage of laws meant to break down barriers to racial integration, segregation in the American city persists. And it has a cost. A new analysis by the Urban Institute, in collaboration with Chicago’s Metropolitan Planning...Show More Summary
Permit me to acquaint you with the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish society. While by most measures – morally, intellectually and educationally – this might be considered elite. However, many choose to live in poverty seeking high social standards. Their budgets are tight, but properly feeding their family is important, seeking out cheap solutions. Suppliers to this sector […]
Lake Superior Quotes of The Day Quote I Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. -- George Washington Quote II Imagine choosing a job not on money or even on career advancement, but as part of a life worth...
As the late Tom Regan stressed, "...the only adequate moral response to vivisection is empty cages, not larger cages." Animals in all human dominated venues need more freedom.
THIS DOESN’T GET MADE OFTEN ENOUGH: The Moral Case for Spending Restraint.
Jenny McCartney makes up both for some of the more anodyne hagiography and avoids the pitfalls of some of the more un-contextualised moral outrage by rooting her analysis in the lived reality of the IRA Army Council’s (failed) Long War strategy… Belfast in the 1970s and ’80s was a grey, fortified city, compelling in many ways, but permanently charged more...
It is morally and politically repugnant to try to bargain over the future of people who have enriched our lives Britain is poised to embark on a fraught and uncertain course. Leaving the European Union will weaken the remaining 27 members, and it is likely to set this country on a decade or more of instability. Show More Summary
Donald Trump recently paid a congratulations call to his buddy Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the reason is just as depressing as you might guess.Modi’s right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), whose pro-capitalist and anti-Muslim platform is just as charming as Trump’s own, recently swept midterm elections in key states, particularly the major state of […]
VP Mike Pence was introduced at AIPAC as an enemy of BDS and told the group that Trump is seriously considering moving embassy to Jerusalem. Meanwhile,, young Jewish protesters outside call the occupation a moral crisis in the Jewish community.
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Starting last month, Slate began a series of monthly dialogues between two of the nation’s most esteemed jurists, Richard A. Posner and Jed S. Rakoff. These conversations will be moderated by Joel Cohen, author of the book Blindfolds Off: Judges on How They Decide. Show More Summary
This weekend, the New York Times reported that American air strikes in Mosul may have killed up to 200 Iraqi civilians. The strikes – coming just as Iraqi forces are assaulting deeper into the last major ISIS-held city in Iraq – raised questions about a potential change in the rules of engagement governing U.S. Show More Summary
The case of Whiteclay, Nebraska makes for an interesting moral dilemma perhaps worth discussion. It’s probably the worst town in the nation. It literally exists strictly to provide alcohol to the Lakota, who have banned it on the reservation. There is nothing else there but liquor stores. This makes it basically a colonial outpost. There […]
At a meeting a week before spring break, one of the student representatives expressed concern about the University of North Dakota budget crisis impacting teaching (and learning) on campus. He noted that low faculty morale and a lack of confidence in university leadership did little to motivate learners and had become a distraction. I think… Read More ?
If your stark, white office leaves you feeling more than a little uninspired, good news awaits you. To boost your morale and general wellbeing, all you...
What are the morals anymore?
154 days until the first class. The class paper is going poorly. I am not at all happy with my writing on the section that discusses anger and its implications for agent-centered sentimentalist moral theories. The actual problem is, I think that agent-centered sentimentalist moral theories are so wrong that the paper sounds mean. I mean... Show More Summary
In 2015, James Morales broke into the Lincoln Stoddard United States Army Reserve Center in Worcester, Massachusetts and stole six M-4 carbines and ten M-11 semi-automatic handguns from the weapons vault. He then took his haul home and asked his room mates, Tyrone James and Ashley Bigsbee to help him sell the weapons. They did […]
The antifascist doxxing guru thinks hate should have consequences. But doxxing anyone is morally sticky. The post Meet Daryle Lamont Jenkins, Insatiable Doxxer of Fascists and Nazis appeared first on WIRED.