25th Anniversary of John Corvino’s First Lecture on “What’s Morally Wrong with Homosexuality?”

Screenshot 2017-04-16 13.36.24Okay, it was actually 25 years ago yesterday, but still.  You can watch a full-length version of the talk from 2007 here and a short clip from the original April 15, 1992 talk here.

“AI programs exhibit racial and gender biases, research reveals”

5125Story here.

Interview With Philosopher Fiona Woollard on Philosophy of Early Motherhood



What’s Wrong With a White Artist Painting This Picture?

22WHITNEY-master768-v2Story here and here.

What’s Wrong With Eating Ants?

cropped-ants_take2Interesting brief discussion here.

What’s Wrong With Taxation?

Tax-FormUniversity of Colorado philosopher Mike Huemer on whether taxation is theft, here.

“The Saga Of The Irish Giant’s Bones Dismays Medical Ethicists”

charles-byrne-exhibit-1_custom-036c973ff160b0dca5bc3cec70d9c2ca9d57f6fa-s800-c85Story here.

What’s Wrong With Shouting Down Charles Murray?

170310_POL_Murray-Middlebury.jpg.CROP.promo-xlarge2Osita Nwanevu discusses the question here.

Some Philosophical Poetry by Felicia Nimue Ackerman


From What’s Wrong? Advisory Board member Felicia Nimue Ackerman

Strawberry Ice Cream for Breakfast
(First appeared in Free Inquiry)

Outside my window, all is pink and green.
Pink is my favorite color, I told them.
They gave me a room overlooking the pink garden.
They have wallpaper with pretty, pink swirls.
They feed me whatever I like —
Strawberry ice cream for breakfast.
Here in this hospice, they want you to die happy.
They think a happy life makes you content to die.
Do they think a happy marriage makes you content to divorce?

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What’s Wrong With Being a Fair-Weather Fan?

A brief defense here.