Monthly Archives: January 2011

Another Reason why Horoscopes are Crap

You can see the link here, but because there are now 13 constellations (and not 12) that the sun goes through, I have been switched from Aquarius to Capricorn. Or if Wikipedia’s correct, then I’ve been switched from Aquarius to two(!): Sagittarius and Capricorn. Read it … Continue reading

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Argument about Violent Rhetoric Leading to Violent Action

All forms of violent rhetoric leads to or causes violent actions. All violent actions are wrong and they should be prevented. Violent political rhetoric (e.g. putting crosshairs on a map) lead to the assassination attempt in Arizona. Violent music (e.g. … Continue reading

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Thinking about Acting Immorally

Suppose action A is morally wrong.  Person S does not plan to do A because s/he sincerely believes that doing it is wrong.  However, s/he is very tempted to do A, and so S constantly thinks about doing A but … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned this Past Year — 2010 Edition

If you know me, I don’t do New Years Resolutions.  Instead, I reflect on the past year.  To me, if one hasn’t learned things within the past year, then it’s as if one hasn’t gained wisdom.  And if that’s the case, … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Economics, Free Will, Health, Psychology, Relationships, Religion | 15 Comments