It’s A Boy! (with three parents)

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What’s Wrong With Ballot Selfies?

73d2f6e7-0a42-4467-b3a0-e104869b8655Discussion here.

Philosopher Felicia Nimue Ackerman on Intergenerational Obligations, the Nanny State, and More (in Verse!)

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You Are Old, Father William (with apologies to Lewis Carroll)

(First appeared in The Los Angeles Times)

“You are old, Father William,” the young man said,
“And the money’s become very tight,
And yet you’ll spend anything not to be dead —
Do you think, at your age, it is right?”
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How Moral Judgments Change if You Think in a Different Language

HELLO in eight different languages
Interesting story in Scientific American here.

What’s Wrong With Capital Punishment?

18thompson-master768Op-Ed here.

Forum on Effective Altrusim

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A discussion from last year worth taking another look at: original piece by Peter Singer, followed by a number of commentaries and then a response from Singer.

What’s Wrong With Having Pets?

pets-lineup-xlgGary L Francione makes the case against pets here.
(image: here)

Peter Singer on the Burkini Ban

25burkini-web-master768Here.

“Workshop on ethics of monkey research earns cheers and boos”

cc_scisource_3b8975_16x9Story here.

“Vegetarianism, Abortion, and Moral Empathy”

head-1577986_1920Philosophy graduate student Amanda Askell comments here.