Category Archives: Ethics

Jermaine Himmelstein and the 80-20 Rule

Everyone knows that New York City is a great place for people watching. Its buskers, immigrants, and various eccentric characters of local legend can enable tourists to have a truly exciting visit without requiring them to pay extra at the … Continue reading

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Why I Hate Moral Relativism

As most of my veteran readers are probably aware (and all of my new readers should know,) I’m a product of the political Left. However, I am more than willing to stand by the political Right on the handful of … Continue reading

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The Pragmatic Pontiff: The Realpolitik of Pope Francis

Since his election to the papacy a year ago,  Jorge Mario Bergoglio, better known by his papal name, Francis, has become both a popular and controversial figure among Catholics and non-Catholics alike.  His liberal rhetoric attitudes on many aspects of … Continue reading

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The United Nations Is a Big Fat Joke (And Why)!

Ah, world peace and universal rights for all the people of the world! A long, arduous goal that may be very difficult to achieve, but can be obtained in the long run, right? Since the Second World War ended, people … Continue reading

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Berating Big Brother: The Problem with US Surveillance and How to Fix It

Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, the American public at large has, for understandable reasons, become more willing to give up certain personal liberties for purposes of national security.  However, the attacks on this year’s bombings at the finish … Continue reading

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A Secularist Defense of Religion in Public Life

In the past week, the American public has become captivated by the video above and the story behind it. The video depicts Roy Costner IV, the valedictorian of a South Carolina high school, tearing up the “approved version” of his … Continue reading

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How the Democrats and Republicans Dupe Their Bases

For those of you who read my blog, you have probably figured out by now that I feel that the Democratic and Republican Parties are, to put it politely, pieces of garbage. Despite the different rhetoric that politicians and pundits … Continue reading

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