Tag Archives: selfishness

The Riddle of the Individdle

I’ve heard a few times now that part of the problem in the United States regarding COVID-19 is that American individualism leads to people not caring about the collective good, leading to people refusing to take basic safety precautions like … Continue reading

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God vs. Greed

I’d been thinking of writing something about Ayn Rand, due partially to my seeing this rather odd juxtaposition at Barnes & Noble: They also mentioned on Last Week Tonight how odd it is that modern conservatives love Rand, despite the … Continue reading

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Having Your Kids and Eating Them Too

One argument I’ve come across from time to time and never understood is that it’s selfish not to have children. You know what could actually be considered selfish in this respect? If it were the role of an entire community … Continue reading

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Now We’re Calling You a Radical, a Liberal

Recently, an article at Unreasonable Faith addressed the link between atheism and liberalism. As the article says, obviously the correspondence isn’t absolute, but it does seem like a fair number of vocal atheists are also rather progressive in their views, … Continue reading

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