Tag Archive: behaviour

absolutely illogical

One of my blogging buddies recently accused me of moral absolutism. According to Wikipedia, if I were a moral absolutist, I would believe “certain actions are absolutely right or wrong, regardless of other… Continue reading

the crushing weight of responsibility

I’m a bit confused about parenthood. Parents usually make a choice to have children. Parents usually knowingly provide all the code that makes the physical body of their offspring. Parents are usually responsible… Continue reading

about being normal

The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well. My perceptions of normal have been hit hard on two occasions. The first time was as a teenager identifying the only… Continue reading

confessions of a supernatural nature

The probability of supernatural events has been a popular discussion topic of late. I have maintained a firm stance of absolute disbelief in the possibility of supernatural occurrences at any point in history… Continue reading

understanding gender inequality

Some facts about women: 50 % of the world population is female. 12% of the heads of government in the world are female. 20% of senior management positions are held by females. Conclusion:… Continue reading

the clear understanding of life

preamble Why do I so readily dismiss the great and wise thinkers cited by people in their quest for truth or understanding? Two main reasons: 1. Most of the people referenced are dead.… Continue reading

how society advances

It’s fair to say that human societies have changed significantly over the last few thousand years. Access to information and education is unprecedented, and many of us in the realm of blogging reap… Continue reading

outcomes of israeli actions

I’ve blogged and commented at length on my understanding of ‘sin’ and ‘morality’, as they are traditionally referred to. A quick recap for those who missed it: all actions should be analysed on… Continue reading

lure of the forbidden

In times past, we blamed these dark impulses on the Devil, or on our own weak moral character. We regarded thoughts as but a step away from deeds, and admonished ourselves – or… Continue reading

taking sex seriously

I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. Christians take sex very seriously. ┬áIt’s only to be done within the sacred… Continue reading