Thou shameless blood-coat hypocrite: An address to a blue check Biden supporter

He who shall hurt the little wren Shall never be beloved by men. -Auguries of Innocence So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit thee out of my mouth. -Revelation 3:16 I want to address the people who claimed to oppose Bernie for sundry woke excuses, but now support … Continue reading Thou shameless blood-coat hypocrite: An address to a blue check Biden supporter

We know who these people are, so why can they show their face in public

A Robin Redbreast in a Cage Puts all Heaven in a Rage. -From Auguries of Innocence, by William Blake At the moment there's a debate about the merits of public shaming. One side says it's a good thing, the other side says it's dreadful mob justice. I take the third position, public shaming is good … Continue reading We know who these people are, so why can they show their face in public

Civility

Recently there's been considerable debate about the behaviour of so-called Bernie bros in the Democratic primary, and I thought it was important to weigh in on this important issue. Now it may not be "glamorous"- who wants to talk about talking? But as Buttigieg said, the shape of our democracy is the issue that affects … Continue reading Civility

Clearing up the ethics of running over protestors who are blocking up the road

In response to Reddit discussion of this video I thought a Q&A was in order. Q: Is it ethically permissable to drive through protestors who are blocking the road? A: No Q: What if it is the only way in to work? A: Still no Q: What if the only way to avoid it would … Continue reading Clearing up the ethics of running over protestors who are blocking up the road