Category Archives: Ethics

“Kein Mensch ist Illegal”

I’ve been noticing graffiti and stickers bearing this slogan around town here in Dresden, and I did twenty seconds of web searching to figure out what it’s about. I had a half-understanding of this from just reading the text of … Continue reading

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In Defense of “Argument ad Hitlerum”

  If you’ve visited the internet other than to visit this site, you’ve seen the interaction dozens (or hundreds?) of times by now. One person expresses a view. The view sounds crazy to someone else. The someone else says something … Continue reading

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Day 15: Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

Note: Please be forewarned: the details I include in this entry are at times graphic and extremely disturbing. Also, and of lesser importance: I struggled with shrinking today’s entry to the usual 500 words. Considering the topic is so intense, … Continue reading

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Bildung ist Alles (Education is everything)

Before I left the states for Germany, I spent a night in a hostel in Queens. After getting settled in my dorm room, I visited the patio for what turned out to be a tremendous view of Manhattan. After sunset, … Continue reading

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Etiquette in Moderation

What follows is a paper I developed for the “comprehensive examination” requirement at the University of Utah’s Department of Philosophy. The paper did not pass muster, but it’s worth sharing, as I don’t think I’ll be working on it for awhile … Continue reading

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