Category Archives: Ethics

Blame & Responsibility

If you argue with terrorists such as Black Lives Matter activists, you are not to blame if they shoot you, but you are responsibility for needlessly placing yourself in danger. If you walk alone in a bad part of town … Continue reading

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Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk

Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk (6-29-00) https://t.co/4NX5cAgFkA — (((Luke Ford))) (@lukeford) June 29, 2020 Here are some highlights from this 2020 book: * A once-​enthusiastic participant in the online culture wars recently reflected on his history of … Continue reading

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Where Do White Nationalists Draw Their Moral Lines?

Harold Covington writes: Let me give you an example of the way I handle these things. Probably the best published review ever done of my Northwest novel series was written about nine years ago by a man who later turned … Continue reading

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How To Spot A Liar

I generally despise TED talks, but this is a good one: Truth #1: “Lying is a cooperative act.” Truth #2. Everyone is willing to give you something for what they’re hungry for. Lying is an attempt to bridge that gap … Continue reading

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Does Torah Permit Stealing From The Goyim?

Tribal ethics are simple — whatever is good for the group is good. This is different from the universalist Anglo outlook I grew up with in Australia where there were few if any differences between the moral obligations you owed … Continue reading

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