Posts Tagged ‘ethics’
Tags: attack journalism, deceptioin, editorial, empire, ethics, fake news, gas attack, Lies, NY Times, propaganda, Robert Parry, Syria
Tags: animal, Buddhism, ethics, gore, human animal, short film, slaughter, VEGETARIAN
Tags: Darwin Day, ethics, evolution, morality, religion
There you have it: the elemental fear that belief in evolution will cause morality to collapse. That fear is predicated on a powerful assumption: that morality comes to us from God via religion. This is false. It is demonstrably false.
If religion were God’s UPS, delivering a package of moral laws to humanity, you’d expect a single, consistent set. Yet, each religion includes unique laws that outsiders find baffling or repugnant. Hinduism has its “untouchables.” Buddhism (as understood by many) spurns those born blind or otherwise disabled for bad behavior in past lives. Judaism, Islam, and Christianity each have their oddities: Judaism’s law against mixing meat and dairy, Islam’s prohibition on figurative art, and Christianity’s ritual drinking of Christ’s blood, for example.
Tags: art, artists, banality of evil, cogs, culpability, ethics, Hayao Miyazaki, morality, responsibility, responsibility of artists, review, technocrats, technology, The Wind Rises, war, World War Two
Miyazaki’s Banality of Evil?
I’m going to be in the minority and say that The Wind Rises is a shame. It’s a shame that this will be Hayao Miyazaki’s final film. Perhaps there is more here than one can appreciate in one viewing. I’m not certain, but it feels like a disjointed experience.
The main character is a weapon designer, helping the empire of Japan enter the industrial murder age, just prior to World War Two. This is not a problem for him in the slightest. He just wants to design the best airplanes, despite what they are used for, such as bombing China or wherever. There is a complete disconnect, and World War Two itself is presented only in detached dream settings. It is simply a byproduct of the art of airplane design. The world may go up in flames elsewhere, but the planes are beautiful. It is this…
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Tags: children, ethics, harm, injury, phramaceuticials, science, vaccines
We hear a lot of hyperbolic, smug propaganda whenever anyone brings up vaccines. The people usually have no knowledge of the actual facts (nor do they care to know).
I also recently posted that the US government is colluding (as usual) by eliminating vaccine lawsuit data from its reports. Our system is one of bribery-as-usual, and it is corrupt from top to bottom.
In such an environment step the pseudo-intellectuals, armed with the latest NPR spin, confident that if they pretend they are siding with “the scientists” then they don’t actually have to know anything about the issue. Such mindless, ridiculous pretense should be mocked and derided.
I haven’t even touched upon the glaring corruption of scientific publications by industry.
Tags: bias, ethics, failures, fox news, high schoolers, integrity, manipulation, media, propaganda, right wing
O’Really and his satanic cadre are taken to school… more