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Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage, Part Three: Should Marriage even Exist?
I have started to think about the latest SCOTUS decision regarding Obergefell v. Hodges and I’ve had three thoughts about this issue. They aren’t conclusive, but merely a starting point to continue thinking about these issues. In part one, I looked … Continue reading
Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage, Part Two: Should New Relationships Be Legitimate?
In part one, I discussed the relationship between the government and marriage and I showed that I was torn between the last two options, but with an inclination toward the second option. In this post, I’ll be looking at different … Continue reading
Posted in Marriage, Paper Topic, Polyamory, Relationships, Rights, Same-Sex Tagged gay marriage, Marriage, Paper Topic, plural marriage, Polyamory, Relationships, Rights, Same-Sex 1 Comment
Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage, Part One: The Relationship Between the State and Marriage
On June 27, 2015, SCOTUS brought forth a ruling in a 5-4 decision. The case was Obergefell v. Hodges, which declared that marriage was a fundamental right guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution. First, let me say that … Continue reading
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What I’ve Learned this Past Year — 2009 Edition
Instead of doing New Years Resolutions, I’ve decided to look in the past and see how I’ve learned. 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 … Continue reading
Posted in Capitalism, Culture, Economics, Education, Ethics, Existentialism, Experts, Friendship, Government, Logic, Love, Politics, Pragmatism, Relationships, Religion, Respect, Same-Sex, Teaching, Values, War Tagged Capitalism, Economics, Ethics, Government, Health, Libertarianism, Politics, Religion, Rights, Teaching 8 Comments
The Difference Between Democrats and Republicans
When I teach political philosophy, I usually include some test online to determine where one fits politically in America. In the end, a student wanted to thank me for providing that test because she can now get more involved politically … Continue reading
Posted in Economics, Government, Paper Topic, Politics, Rights Tagged Economics, Government, Politics, Rights 7 Comments