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Inequality: What Can Be Done? Inequality Part 3 This is a direct continuation of my past two posts on wealth inequality (in America). I discussed why it’s important to be skeptical of the data out there on wealth inequality, mainly due to the omission of data or the lack of detail when it’s presente [...]
"What Can Compare to Slavery, Right?" Inequality Part 2 I have argued that inequality is the natural state of human affairs and that people may want to combat it. I have also argued that combating inequality should be done in ways that do not infringe on the freedom and agency of others. I specifica [...]
In the world there is inequality between nations and within nations, between states, between different age cohorts, between individuals in a classroom, individuals within a family...
Ethics of Abortion: The Hidden Connection Between Being Vegan and Pro-Life Is the argument for not eating meat the same as the argument against abortion? Is going vegan and being pro-life one and the same? This comparative question is one I have found myself asking. On Life What is life? According t [...]
Free Speech and the Danger of Killing It Pure speech, spoken or written communication versus communication through behavior, is a subset of free speech. It is what most people think of when they hear the term 'free speech. It is accorded the highest degree of protection under the First Amendment to [...]
First Amendment Cases in the Supreme Court Are Being Won by Conservatives This was an interesting article to me because it seemed that the lawyers whose views were presented in it, were saying that something was amiss in the USA only because liberals were no longer winning many Supreme Court cases c [...]
What Kanye Did Kanye West is a conservative celebrity, now atypical of the Hollywood elite, whose members are broadly in support of leftist ideology. He is also a black celebrity, who should, in many people’s eyes, make him a representative of the interests of black people. The words “Thank you Kan [...]
The Sanctity of Sex, Politics, and Culture As a person speaking to another person, I want to start off saying that it is absolutely wrong to violate someone’s personal boundaries, particularly physical boundaries, and more particularly in a sexual way. This seems obvious, but it occurs very frequent [...]
What Happened to Jamaica? Democratic Socialism and A Tale of Two Islands Did you know that, in 1971, the United States to Jamaica currency exchange rate was $1 USD to $0.77 JMD, nine years after Jamaica's independence from Britain? In 1992, it was $1 USD to $22 JMD. In 2019, at the time of writing, [...]