Moral Relativism 3: The Threat of Islam

Moral relativism has caused the West to ignore barbarism and human rights abuses in the name of cultural sensitivity and the spirit of inclusion. This is madness. According to the Pew Research Center, over 139 million Muslims (39 countries surveyed) support suicide bombing. 40% of Palestinian Muslims support suicide bombing. Almost 39 million Bangladeshi Muslims advocate [...]

Moral Relativism 2: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) & Islam

Certain cultural and/or religious practices highlight the stark divide between Western conceptions of morality and non-Western conceptions of morality (Islamic conceptions, in particular). These practices pose a problem for moral relativists, since they believe that all cultures are morally equal. However, certain practices are self-evidently morally wrong. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is one such practice.  [...]

Virtue Signaling: The Frantic Plea for Social Capital

Micro-aggressions, cultural appropriation, diversity, safe spaces, privilege, NPC, cisgender, non-binary, intersectionality, social constructions, social justice warriors, etc. American society has generated an impressive amount of new terms, some are new inventions and others are merely old greatest hits that have been injected with new meanings.They are all tinged with political significance. Often, terms are developed [...]

Axioms of Annihilation 2: Desecration

Orthodoxy means the generally accepted practice or doctrine of a particular industry, faith, political faction, etc. It also means the status quo or current party line. Orthodoxy can manifest itself in every political party and in every school of thought. Orthodoxy isn't a problem if it is allowed to evolve and adapt to changing circumstances. [...]

Society’s Vices: Equality & Empathy (Part 2)

FORGET EVERYTHING THAT YOU'VE EVER KNOWN. EMPATHY is the enemy of morality. Empathy is lauded by presidents, celebrities, authors and virtually every other category of public figure.  It has been elevated to a near-religious caliber of sanctity.  We've incorrectly classified empathy as the gateway to morality. And we've paid a great price. Compassion is wonderful. [...]

Society’s Vices: Equality & Empathy (Part 1)

"The Worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal." - Aristotle The term sacred cow comes from the Hindu belief that cows are sacrosanct and should not be eaten. Societal sacred cows have been deemed too integral to human welfare to be blocked or limited. Modern American societies has many of [...]