Tag Archives: morality

Binary Problem

11 Feb

You’re either with us or against us.

Friend or foe.

Good or bad.

Pro or anti.

Is there no middle ground? Why do people feel inclined to pick a side. So many political values, morals, opinions and beliefs are based on dichotomies and binaries where they can’t seem to take the valid points from each side to create a fine balance. Continue reading

TTC Diaries: Ashley Madison

12 Dec

Dear Diary,

I’m sure you’ve seen the commercials. A dating website for those committed to a spouse but want something on the side. Well, this sad excuse for an organization was very close to plastering their crap all over TTC vehicles. “Life is short. Have an affair,” is what the ads would say. Thankfully, the TTC rejected AM’s $200,000 campaign.

Of course everyone has a different moral worldview. What may be controversial to one person may be the norm for another, but I’ve always thought of adultery as the standard moral ground. How can something like this be considered good when it causes so much harm? We are not nihilists, this shouldn’t become a standard ideology, and yet it kind of is. Look at Woods and Letterman – men who caused so much harm yet are getting our sympathy. Let them be shamed.

It’s kind of like this: Continue reading

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