Monthly Archives: February 2014

How to Test Whether Life is Worth Living (Test Five: Pre-existence Test) Along with Objections, and Conclusion

In part one, I went through Smuts’ article on certain tests on what makes life worth living. I went through Camus’ Suicide Test and showed Smut’s argument on why it fails. In part two, I went through mainly Nietzsche’s Eternal Recurrence Test … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Feb. 16, 2014)

Children Nine-month olds can tell friends from foes. The dangers of the Good Mother Myth. The choice to be child-free is admirable, not selfish.  From the article itself: The increased visibility and acceptance of women who choose not to have children … Continue reading

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How to Test Whether Life is Worth Living (Test Four: Preferring Not to Have Been Born Test)

In part one, I went through Smuts’ article on certain tests on what makes life worth living. I went through Camus’ Suicide Test and showed Smut’s argument on why it fails. In part two, I went through mainly Nietzsche’s Eternal Recurrence Test … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Feb. 1, 2014)

Abortion Some states require women to look at an ultrasound before an abortion.  The argument behind this is that this would hopefully form a bond between the mother and the fetus and the mother would change her mind and continue … Continue reading

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