Two new studies point to important legal implications when moral outrage is generated through the interactive effect of anger and disgust. Research points to the need for judges to carefully consider the admissibility of evidence likely...Show More Summary
Think about the last time you were morally outraged. Chances are you felt angry, but did you also feel disgust? Consider how you might feel in a court of law after watching a video of a heinous crime. read more
Iran's Morality Police have arrested popular rapper Amir Tataloo. Colonel Massoud Zahedian, Chief of the Morality Police, told ISNA that his unit is actively identifying and confronting Iranian underground musicians who produce their work inside Iran and distribute it on television satellite channels abroad. Show More Summary
Blah blah blah Kim Kardashian manufactured some sort of bullsh!t moral outrage in order to get some attention for herself. Honestly, Kim devotes an entire reality television show to her bitching and moaning about every little thing in her life, so does it even matter what it’s about? The answer is no, but apparently someoneMORE
Tara Chambler has a moral compass guiding her in the zombie apocalypse. The post “The Walking Dead” gives us a lesbian character to root for appeared first on AfterEllen.com.
A waitress who faked an offensive credit card receipt was suspended from her job and may face criminal charges. In late November, Dayna Morals posted a photo of a credit card receipt online. The receipt did not include a tip. However, it did contain the words “I’m sorry but I cannot tip because I do... Show More Summary
Human Exceptionalism, the belief that humans hold a unique status in the order of creation, has been the cornerstone of Western civilization. This understanding of human life is attested to in Genesis, the first book of the Bible. And, as some rabbis contend, after it, the rest of scripture is merely dicta. Science divides being […]
The receipt in question. Dayna Morales, the server who won loads of sympathy (and some charity-bound cash-money tips) over allegedly being refused a tip because of her lesbian lifestyle, has been temporarily suspended by Gallop Asian Bistro, the scene of the crime, pending some sort of internal investigation. Show More Summary
Corporate profits and cash piles have never been higher. But it's not just an economic imperative that firms get spending and investing, it's their social and moral responsibility to do so.
Tman sends us a link to the news that Dayna Morales, the waitress in New Jersey who lied about the anti-gay note on her bill to customers, was discharged from the Marine Corps Reserves for missing drills. NBC 4 New York learned Wednesday from a Pentagon source that Morales was dismissed from the Marine Reserve […]
It couldn’t happen to a more deserving person. After a couple came forward with evidence that they had not stiffed Bridgewater, N.J. waitress Dayna Morales on her tip or left her an anti-gay note, the Gallop Asian Bistro restaurant has reported that Morales is not working at the restaurant, pending the completion of an investigation. “Ms. Show More Summary
We're getting wacky with the Bacchae this week on Atlantis, which continues to be a zippy little mythic adventure show. And once again, the best bits involve Hercules, who's Sir John Falstaff with a little bit of Vila from Blake's 7 mixed in. Observe in this handy clip. Read more...
“Too Far Gone,” the midseason finale of ‘The Walking Dead,’ (written by Seth Hoffman) will eviscerate your emotions just as it eviscerated the moral center of our characters. Read on for our spoilery review of one of the most violent and traumatic episodes to date. (Spoiler warning.) “We’ve all done the worst kinds of things […]
U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries may be militarily effective, but they are killing innocent civilians in a way that is obscene and immoral. I’m afraid that ignoring this ugly fact makes Americans complicit in murder.
Decades after Mao launched a full-blown assault on Confucius in the waning years of the Cultural Revolution, China’s new leaders are trying to revive the old sage in a bid to fill the moral vacuum that opened up after Communist leaders jettisoned Marxism in favor of the market. Show More Summary
It turns out that a New Jersey waitress who lied about being stiffed by diners because she's gay also lied about her military service. While Gallop Asian Bistro waitress Dayna Morales did serve in the Marines for several years, she....
Paul Walker died this weekend. Almost immediately, some anus tart on the Internet made the above macro, and thousands of self-righteous moral
(December 2, 2013 12:06 AM, by Bryan Caplan) 12 Years a Slave is a great chance to feel morally superior to monstrous slavers of yore. But it is also a time to reflect: Will our descendents ever look back on us with contempt for our blatant wickedness? If... (45 COMMENTS)
A month ago, Sam Harris posted on his website an audio excerpt from one of his debates. It's a popular excerpt, where he talks about the flimsy morality of God. Harris gave his readers permission to turn that excerpt into a video and Devon Tracey came through with this very nice visual representation of a powerful speech: (Thanks to Brian for the link!)
Ridiculous as it is, the media still takes it seriously. Wonder why.