Tagged: Ethics

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Abortion and the Laws of Nature

The obligation to care for one’s offspring is a human universal, like the incest taboo or the prohibition of murder.  Human and primate mothers, as a rule, devote themselves to their children, and mother-love is regarded conventionally as the most selfless and irrational forms of human attachment.

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Challenge of the Week: What Was Kyle Thinking?

You’ve just been hired as PR agent for Kyle Rittenhouse.  Evil-minded reporters on Left and Right seem to be asking the same question:  Rittenhouse went to Kenosha with an AR15 to take a stand for law and order in a riot orchestrated in part by Black Lives Matter, whose leaders have been threatening mayors and police departments across the country.  As one BLM spokesman just declared, when asked about the killing of five people at a Waukesha Christmas Parade, “It sounds like the revolution has started.”  How do you squareKyle’s support for lawfulness with his support for an organization inciting...