Monthly Archives: February 2015

On the Ethics of Offensive Humor (Part Two)

Preliminary note: I will mention offensive jokes for the purpose of making a philosophical point.  In philosophical parlance, I’ll be mentioning jokes rather than saying them.  If you’re easily offended, you probably shouldn’t continue reading the rest of this post. … Continue reading

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On the Ethics of Offensive Humor (Part One)

Preliminary note: I will mention offensive jokes for the purpose of making a philosophical point.  In philosophical parlance, I’ll be mentioning jokes rather than saying them.  If you’re easily offended, you probably shouldn’t continue reading the rest of this post. … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Feb. 23, 2015)

Gender Are you a slut? History The original Monopoly game was made to condemn monopolies. Love Some interesting facts about love from the latest research.  Good thing a philosopher has taken the time to investigate this stuff. I mentioned before … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Feb. 8, 2015)

Crime Disadvantaged youths who were given summer jobs committed fewer violent crimes than their unemployed peers, even after their jobs ended. Psychopathic violent offenders’ brains can’t understand punishment. Environment Here is a chart of US Congress denying climate change:  Epistemology … Continue reading

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