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Morality, or when to do absolutely nothing

Morality, or when to do absolutely nothing

People like to point out that bullying is not about the victim, it’s about the bully. That’s mostly true. The bullying was about Karen Klein to the extent she was picked as the target (for a reason). The rest of it, though, was on the kids.
Likewise, our response to the kids is not about the kids, it’s about… Read the rest

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How Scent of a Woman may explain the Tea Party Phenomenon in American Politics

How Scent of a Woman may explain the Tea Party Phenomenon in American Politics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dH4p9BQ3V9o&feature=related
In the climactic speech delivered by Al Pacino in Scent of a Woman, Pacino does an excellent job of articulating why Kant rejected the pursuit of self interest as an ethical position. In the speech Pacino clearly disavows the pursuit of self interest as being properly ethical. Charlie (the young student who Pacino is representing in the school… Read the rest

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