Month: May 2019

Coalition of Deciders: An attempt to objectively determine the quality of Values

Coalition of Deciders: An attempt to objectively determine the quality of Values

Congratulations! There has been a global revolution and you have been chosen to sit on the C.O.D committee (Coalition of Deciders). The committee’s task is to decide on a global ethic and system of morality for all of Humanity. In order to take on this […]

Kill one to save 5? Torture one for utopia? Are acts inherently immoral or does the end justify the means?

Kill one to save 5? Torture one for utopia? Are acts inherently immoral or does the end justify the means?

As an introduction to ETHICS, go through the ethical situation simulation found HERE. Ensure you complete it! After you’ve finished the simulation, take note of your CONSISTENCY or lackthereof ! This is important as it will tell you if you’re an intellectual and moral hypocrite […]

Equality or Oppression? Analyzing the Castor Semenya situation with some insight from Kurt Vonnegut: Aka using literature to understand our world

Equality or Oppression? Analyzing the Castor Semenya situation with some insight from Kurt Vonnegut: Aka using literature to understand our world

Read the wonderful short story by Kurt Vonnegut titled, “Harrison Bergeron” linked below While reading it, consider the following: Why is the population regulated the way they are? Why does Harrison reject this? What possible analogies or real world corollaries can you identify? How does […]

Sexism, Sport and Objective Truth

Sexism, Sport and Objective Truth

We’re talking about “Truth” in general as well as truth in history. Is it possible? While we were discussing “Truths” some of you said that a truthful statement is, “I am a girl.” We unpacked this via a great and spirited discussion. This article on […]