Friday, September 18, 2009

The (Extremely Shallow) Ethicist

This is a bit old, but it's a great demolition of one of Randy Cohen's shallow and utterly conventional bits of "ethical" analysis. My general impression is that Cohen equates ethics with "what will make you liked at a Manhattan cocktail party."


  1. For once, you and I are in perfect agreement.

  2. I can see now why Micha's analysis is incorrect. "Gender equality" is wrong.


An orgy

“The advancement of science and the rationality of politics are interwoven in a social process that, in the perspective of a more distant f...