The Trolley Problem There is a runaway trolley barreling down the railway tracks. Ahead, on the tracks, there are five people tied up and unable to move. The trolley is headed straight for them. You are standing some distance off in the train yard, next to a lever. If you pull this lever, the trolley […]
It should not be women’s rights or empowerment. It should be human rights. A universal law. It’s not men against women. It should be that we are all humans and we all work together. In general, women are different than men, they have different weaknesses than men and different strengths. We should take advantage of […]
“If you are against gay marriage, don’t get gay married.” – Michael Moore There is no reason to prevent others from doing so. It does not cause you any harm. If you don’t like it don’t do it. How has a heterosexual marriage negatively affected your life? There likely isn’t an example of that. Gay marriage […]
The ultimate higher purpose is to improve the lives of your descendants. Short term for your children and immediate family and long term for your extended family and future generations.
You do not need to actually love everybody in the world but it’s good to feel sympathy for them. And act as if you have love them. Treat them as if you did love them.
Be honest with people. Including, and especially about faults or perceived negatives. Don’t be mean spirited. Do it with the intention of helping them to improve.