|March 4, 2013||Posted by Anthony under Blog, eugenics, family, General, Liberalism, Malthusians, morality, Obama, philosophy, politics, Secular Humanism, taxation, theology|
With ‘Quality Adjusted Life Years’ and other such criteria for determining when to spend money on old people right around the corner (if not already here… *ahem* IPAB *ahem*), I found it ironic to see these two news items running at the same time today: When the 87-year-old resident of Glenwood Gardens collapsed at the […]
|November 7, 2012||Posted by Anthony under abortion, atheism, Blog, Christianity and Culture, End Times, homosexuality, human rights, morality, Obama, philosophy, politics, pro-life, Secular Humanism, taxation|
For a populace to swing wildly back and forth every two years is a madness that indicates there our mass of citizenry that is rocked back and forth on the waves of change, without anchor, without direction, without guiding principles grounded in fact and the realities of the universe.
Is it true that women only earn 77 percent for each dollar earned annually by men and 82 percent of each dollar earned weekly?
|October 18, 2012||Posted by Anthony under Blog, family, General, human rights, morality, politics, Secular Humanism, taxation|
Is it true that women only earn 77 percent for each dollar earned annually by men and 82 percent of each dollar earned weekly? That’s what you hear over and over and over and over and over again. It showed up in the presidential debate. I saw it in recent comments on an article. It […]
|July 30, 2012||Posted by Anthony under Blog, General, philosophy, politics, taxation|
As I sit here typing this, my hands wreak of gasoline and there is enough on my shorts that, if a wayward spark happened by, could make me seriously uncomfortable, to say the least. In the meantime, we must make mention of the serious harm that has just been done to the earth: a pint […]
After-birth abortion: why should the baby live? Or, What is the proper response to killing newborn children because they are a burden to a family… or society?
|March 1, 2012||Posted by Anthony under abortion, apologetics, atheism, Blog, Christianity and Culture, End Times, eugenics, family, General, Holocaust, human rights, morality, Obama, original sin, pro-life, science, scientism, Secular Humanism, taxation|
authors Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva argue that the same arguments that justify abortion of the fetus on demand likewise apply to the newly born. Here is the abstract:
Abortion is largely accepted even for reasons that do not have anything to do with the fetus’ health. By showing that (1) both fetuses and newborns do not have the same moral status as actual persons, (2) the fact that both are potential persons is morally irrelevant and (3) adoption is not always in the best interest of actual people, the authors argue that what we call ‘after-birth abortion’ (killing a newborn) should be permissible in all the cases where abortion is, including cases where the newborn is not disabled.
|December 9, 2011||Posted by Anthony under Blog, General, politics, taxation|
Everyone pays taxes even when nobody pays them; nobody pays taxes, because everyone pays them. You cannot target just one ‘group’ because that group will ultimately diffuse that tax to some other group. Hence, every tax becomes a tax on everyone, and never a tax on any particular group. Solution?