Category Archives: Ethics

Discussion of ethical decisions, good, bad, neutral

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. I ran across this post to FaceBook  a little while ago, and wanted to add it to the topics available.   It is not comfortable…or easy to look at…but it should not be, and it is important   … Continue reading

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Why not declaw cats?

Greetings and Salutations. The following post came to my attention today, and if there is ANY question in your mind as to what the answer to the question in the title is…Read the article, and look at the pictures…then tell … Continue reading

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Mass Killings – How can we prevent them?

Greetings and Salutations; The recent uptick in violence in America, some of which is real, and some of which is amplified because of the gluttonous need for a story by the several, 24/7 News Networks, has grabbed my attention. It … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Gun Violence In America

Greetings and Salutations; This thought was generated by a FB article, about the Parkland shooting. Of course this is the topic of focus just now, as it seems to have generated a LOT of discussion. This reference was posted in … Continue reading

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December 7, 2017

Greetings and Salutations; Today is Pearl Harbor Day. It is not a holiday for Celebration,  as was the Thanksgiving holdiay just a few days ago.   However,  it is a holiday that is at least as Important as Thanksgiving.   … Continue reading

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The Annual Whine about names

Greetings and Salutations; Well,   Thanksgiving is coming up on us like a turkey-shaped train!   This should be a pleasant time of year for us…with good feelings and thankfulness that we have made it through the challenges of the … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Massacre

Greetings and Salutations; One of the disconcrting issues of the day is the fact that America is becoming a more deadly place.   We apparently have a huge crop of domestic terrorists,  who have been emboldened by the current administration. … Continue reading

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Why SHOULD Confederate Statues be removed?

Greetings and Salutations; This week has seen madness in this Great Land that has not happened in decades.   The Events in Charlottesville, VA, are easily found on the Net, in all their disgusting detail.   I may touch on … Continue reading

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the donald and the BSA

Greetings and Salutations; I have said before that it appears there is no depths to which this world will sink and America will run towards in its march to relevance in the world.   This last Monday,  we had another … Continue reading

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Thoughts on this Fourth Of July

Greetings and Salutations; As the midnight hour passed this morning,  and the 4th of July celebration began,  it struck me that there was a huge amount of cognitive dissonance in this year’s celebration.   Some aspects remain the same…There are … Continue reading

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“how we treat the least of these…”

Greetings and Salutations; This may be a bit of a downer,  but it is important…and should not be lost among the tsunami of Evil that is flooding America today.   I have been involved,  to one level or another with … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Father’s Day

Greetings and Salutations;   I thought I would take a moment today,  since it is Father’s Day, to talk about something that is not a political rant or a discussion of bees and their world.          My … Continue reading

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Remember Luther?

Greetings and Salutations;      Here is something completely different    that I ran across today and I wanted to share it as it struck a chord in me.   One of my good friends shared this on Face Book, … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Returns!

Hillary Clinton has finally emerged into the world again.   She had an interesting interview the other day,  where she spoke openly about the 2016 election,  and discussed the issues and problems that caused the donald to steal the Oval … Continue reading

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“The Other” – What Does This Mean?

Greetings and Salutations; I recently wrote a short entry on the works of Ayn Rand, the philosophy of Objectivism that she created,  and, how this philosophy is the tap root that feeds the attitudes and actions of the  Republican Party. … Continue reading

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What Drives Republicans?

Greetings and Salutations; I have been unable to avoid the turmoil over the ongoing madness in the Political world these days.  One thing that I have observed is that the Republicans have pushed a big chunk of their motivations for … Continue reading

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