Category Archives: Ethics

Discussion of ethical decisions, good, bad, neutral

“Christians” and Welfare

Greetings and Salutations. The following interaction that I had of Facebook illustrates the sort of difficulties I run into when trying to engage El Cheeto’s cultists, or, the Conservatives who have ONE view of reality. DCM: The Constitution says that … Continue reading

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Fair Well, Forest (a tale of inhumanity)

I apologize in advance for this post. It was a difficult one to write, and it is a difficult one to read, if one cares at all for companion animals. The following was posted on a FB group I am … Continue reading

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Sifting through the Ashes, Part 20 – Third party Candidates

Greetings and Salutations. Today, I want to take a moment to talk about third party political candidates in America. Because of the political turmoil we are seeing, combined with the flood of Democrats running for the Nod to be the … Continue reading

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Civil Discourse about Touchy Subjects.

An interesting moment on Facebook that is a perfect example of the extremest stances that we are in these days. The original post was of a thread from Quora, starting with the question “Why do people get angry when I … Continue reading

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How “Sheltered” are abandoned or surrendered Companion Animals?

Today, this image was posted on Facebook, with the following commentary, by a fellow named Jason Franks I died today. You got tired of me and took me to the shelter. They were overcrowded and I drew an unlucky number. … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 19

Greetings and Salutations; As we are all aware, the political turmoil and madness that has engulfed this great land continues. Every day, we see more, increasingly worrisome, and unhinged statements coming from the White House. We see actions being taken … Continue reading

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Is this the End?

Just a little bit ago, one of the folks I see on my timeline posted a link, to a Forbes.com article titled “Sorry, Global Warming Alarmists. The Earth Is Cooling” It was posted without comment, so, I am not sure … Continue reading

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The Joys of Living in the Country

Greetings and Salutations; For something completely different, let me tell you about a moment we had a few years ago, when we were starting to move into the new house. The cats were not there yet, as we were getting … Continue reading

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Education In America?

Greetings and Salutations; Well, life is complicated, so I have a fair backlog of items to discuss, which, hopefully, will produce more frequent updates. It will be interesting to see what actually happens! My topic of interest today is Education, … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 18

Greetings and Salutations; Earlier today, I was reading posts on Park Overall’s page, and found this post she put online: I would preface this by saying – to all my young people, but I can’t. I have to say it … Continue reading

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Why do some still support this administration?

Greetings and Salutations; I saw an interesting query on FaceBook today, and thought I would say a few words about it. The poster had this question and comments: T.M. Trump is a problem. The GOP is a problem. Our fellow … Continue reading

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Gun Clubs for People Of Color

  Greetings and Salutations; We are seeing more and more news reports of people of color being gunned down by the police.  Common threads in these reports?  There are a few: The victim was unarmed. The lethal force was applied … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Religion

Greetings and Salutations; As has been true for thousands of years, one of the hot topics for discussion is religion. There are a number of very active groups on Facebook and other Social Media where passionate arguments happen. I decided, … Continue reading

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Sifting through the Ashes, Part 17

Greetings and Salutations; The debacle that is the current administration continues to sink into the cesspool. The POOO is continuing to get more and more frantic in his attempts to divert attention away from his malfeasance. Counsel Mueller continues to … Continue reading

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Sifting through the ashes, Part 16

Greetings and Salutations; An interesting conversation arose on FaceBook today,  and motivated me to write this entry.    A person I was discussing politics with (yes,  I know that is a tightrope),  had this to say to explain how he felt … Continue reading

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What it means to be “Liberal”

The following post showed up on my Face Book thread today,  and, Mr. Allen (The author)  makes just good points that I thought I would repost it here. The current political climate is so extreme it means that the Right-Wing … Continue reading

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America….a LAND of Immigrants!

Greetings and Salutations; I was poking around on FaceBook earlier,  and ran across this post.    It should be required reading for ALL Americans,  I think.   It is by John Blumenthal  Thank you Mr. Blumental for a brief  but insightful analysis … Continue reading

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Are All white people racist?

Greetings and Salutations. I just read an interesting article on Slate,  with the thesis that “Yes,  ALL White people are racist”.    I thought it interesting enough to discuss the article a bit… Here is the article   While this article … Continue reading

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The Shining City On the Hill

Greetings and Salutations; I ran across a very sad post on Facebook a bit ago,  and was moved to reply to it.   Perhaps I am too optimistic…but in these days of political madness and Evil,  I think that Optimism may … Continue reading

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Declawing Cats, Part 2

Greetings and Salutations. This is a follow up to my Previous Post on Declawing.   This is really important, so I had to add this post. I ran across this post to FaceBook  a little while ago, and wanted to add … Continue reading

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