Tag Archives: Morality

Amoral Karma

I have a very simple policy towards other people’s religions, which is much the same as the policy that I have towards other people’s sex lives: that is to say that I regard them as being deeply personal, and so … Continue reading

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The Didactic Express, Final Analysis

Well, ladies, gentlemen and gender rebels, I have done it! For the past month, I have teased and tortured the events of each day, looking for some manner of  moral instruction or life lesson (no matter how tenuous) and posted … Continue reading

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The Didactic Express, Day Whatever: Off the Rails

Do you like reading these posts? The ones that teach you moral lessons, I mean? I certainly don’t like writing them. If I felt like wasting time blogging about every trivial day-to-day experience, I would have stuck with my livejournal, … Continue reading

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Not This Song and Dance Again

I assume that we all know how it goes at this point: someone in the West in some way blasphemes against the Prophet Muhammad, news of this comes to fundamentalists in the Islamic countries, and we all wind-up watching paroxysms … Continue reading

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The Didactic Express

If there’s one thing that I truly hate about children’s television programs (North American ones in particular) it is this: the bizarre need to shoehorn a moral lesson for the child to learn into every episode. Anyone who grew-up in … Continue reading

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A Little Introspection

Don’t get me wrong: I think that introspection is a very important thing to do as one goes through life. Afterall, how else can one move toneself forwards, as a person, other than through identifying their own personal flaws and … Continue reading

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Useless Little Questions

I don’t like macaroni and cheese; I just don’t. I find it impossible, once it is in my mouth, to force myself to swallow. If a single noodle somehow manages (I can only assume through quantum mechanical tunnelling, because the … Continue reading

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