Category Archives: Ethics

What’s wrong with Jews’ emphasis on intellect?

Dennis Prager writes: The fact is, there is no correlation between intellect and goodness. In fact, a disproportionate number of intellectuals, in the 20th century and today, have been, to put it bluntly, moral idiots — and therefore disproportionately supported … Continue reading

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The Truth

Growing up as a Seventh-Day Adventist, telling the truth was ridiculously important. If you got a reputation for lying, you were finished. You were lost. You were dead. The Christian commitment to truth went to extreme lengths. For instance, if … Continue reading

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Kids’ clothing retailer defends return policy singling out Orthodox neighborhoods

Of course business should be able to treat different types of customers differently. Orthodox Jewish communities in America do tend to abuse return policies much more than WASP communities. Orthodox Jewish kids do tend to cheat more in school than … Continue reading

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War Dogs

Steve Sailer writes: War Dogs’ closest comparison is to Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street. But Scorsese didn’t have the courage to make the ethnic angle explicit. In his memoir, embezzler Jordan Belfort had explained the animus that motivated … Continue reading

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One Law for Jews, Another Law for Gentiles

Most of the world is tribal and tribal morality is inevitably dual — there’s one morality for how you deal with members of the tribe and another morality for how you deal with outsiders. Judaism is tribal morality (with the … Continue reading

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