Monthly Archives: January 2011

More Ruminations on Peter Singer and Utilitarianism

Some of you may already be tired of listening to me rant about Peter Singer and utilitarianism.* Unfortunately, I still think about it all the time, and since this is my blog and the only place that I choose to … Continue reading

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We’re All Social Conservatives Now

The position that the family is the basic unit of society, and must be preserved, has always made sense to me. Purely as an economic argument, it makes sense that two parents raise children; that way, either one can specialize … Continue reading

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Value Above Replacement Life

I really enjoyed this post on the GiveWell blog. If you have a bit of time, I recommend reading it; if not, I’ll briefly summarize the post here. Jason Fehr states that there are two basic purposes to living one’s … Continue reading

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