...that even the welfare of society as a whole cannot override? (John Rawls' most famous quote.)If not why not? If so, what would it mean in particular cases?Continue
Okay, forgive me the attention-getting headline. Scott Graves has proclaimed himself an anarchist. I went through this phase for about a year when I was in my late teens. Since then, I think I've…Continue
The GOP is hard line anyway and a lot of people will look at Donald Trump with his anti-immigration stance and his position that the nation needs firm borders or even a wall, then look at Paris, and…Continue
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I'm sorry, but I had to stop listening to this bit at about the fourth paradox due to being out of breath from laughing. How long can you last?
I found a website where Texas lists every capital execution from 1982 on. One of the more interesting things about it is that it includes any last statements the prisoners made. Interesting reading. Lots of "foxhole converts" among them, I note.
In just one week the main part of Obamacare will begin to kick in. This is the state level exchanges that will allow the uninsured to be covered. Beginning on October 1, people will be able to sign up to get insurance in their state regardless of their health.
Most people signing up on the exchanges will qualify for subsidies based on their income and family size. This means that the cost of insurance will be less than the advertised price.
This is good…Continue