Category Archives: Ethics

The Talmudic Argument For a More Ethical Financial System

Jon Lukomnik writes: It takes some chutzpah to write a book that takes on the whole financial system, let alone a plan to fix it. But that’s the task my co-authors and I undertook in writing “What They Do With … Continue reading

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The Ten Commandments Of Logic

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Tweet: It might answer the question “How many 5 year old Muslims could you fight at once?”

I’d rather have dangerous and troublesome people be stunted than to allow them loose in polite society. NYT: Should Parents of Children With Severe Disabilities Be Allowed to Stop Their Growth? Caring for people with severe mental and physical limitations … Continue reading

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Altruism As Promiscuity

Brett Stevens writes: Altruism now strikes me as a type of promiscuous behavior. The person advertises their value, and then others take them up on the offer, and then the person validates their sense of self-worth through the interest of … Continue reading

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Jews, Non-Jews & Group Interests

Goy Philosopher emails: I recently discovered your site after listening to an interview you did with Robert Stark. Your take on politics and religion is insightful and honest. I’m a fan! But I have a question. You defend two claims: … Continue reading

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