Category Archives: moral relativism

Guilty pleasures release the g-word in your life

When you’re behaving badly, you’re buying tickets for lots of future guilt trips. Guilty pleasures release the g-word in your life Guilt is not the source of your moral pain. Your unethical thoughts and behaviors are. Guilt is like speed bumps. … Continue reading

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Should cat owners have the right to chose to declaw?

(Some of the comments on this post have made me wonder: If cat fetuses were declawed in their mother’s womb, would that make the act less cruel and barbaric?) Should declawing cats be illegal? A cat owner’s right to choose is under attack … Continue reading

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Does the new normal make us anomie zombies?

Does the new normal mean that we are becoming anomie zombies? Are anomic attitudes and assessments making you zombic — so oblivious to moral constraints that you are mesmerized by confusion, restlessness, and unhappiness? Anomie basically means “normless” and “purposeless.” It comes from the Greek word … Continue reading

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