Is there, in your experience, a legitimate reason to lie? Can deception ever be justified?… the wise thing is to train [yourself] to lie thoughtfully, judiciously; to lie with a good object, and not…Continue
Peyton Dracco has not received any gifts yet
Happy to be amongst like-minded people, but looking forward to debating with those whose minds are not like mine.
The question is frequently posed to me, and though I am often vague with my answers, I usually air on the side of cautious honesty. Is it ever ok to lie?
In this society, or rather our social construct, where almost all is left up to the individual’s interpretation, the line between virtue and vice seems less perceptible than ever before. At least in my experience, of something I have noted repeatedly and in my observation of people’s communication regarding the issue, I have come to…Continue
The new trend amongst proponents of new age thinking, and believers of everything that is illogical is to hold imagination as “better” or more important than knowledge. This seems to be the result of the human ability to consciously and unconsciously misinterpret facts and knowledge. It appears that some of us will engage in fallacious logic in order to rationalize our emotional tendencies, and in the worst of cases, to justify our own agenda. This new “philosophy” (and I use that…
From the heights of my tower of industry that proudly faces the city and its unmindful residents, a question powerfully takes control of my mind. Perhaps, a doubt brought about by the unnatural stupor resulting from the constant observation of the logic of our business machines, or my incessant craving to interact with something other than an amalgamation of transistors and wires, I grant it time and effort.
What is it, and where does it go? Is it a feeble, meager tracing on the…Continue