“The unexamined life is not worth living” said Socrates and few would doubt the wisdom of his belief. But is self awareness enough?
Is there an objective morality?
Is there an objective morality? If so, how can we learn about it? Or is the whole idea of a universal morality misguided?
An Allegory of Man 1596
The painting warns the viewer of the soul’s vulnerability to the vanities of the world. It strikes me as a … More
How to be Human in an indifferent Universe
How damaging we are to each other. How grim the human condition can become, and it does not take war … More
A Moral Dilemma
My own petty, unimportant and irrelevant moral dilemma should teach me something about the world and how to improve it.
Why I do not read the News
I do not read the news because it is repetitive, dispiriting, boring and irrelevant.