Is taxation theft?
The assumption that you own the contents of your pay-packet, although almost universal, is demonstrably confused
The limits of tolerance
A religious worldview cannot expect the same kinds of tolerance as racial, gender, or sexual identities. Here’s why
Bun or bump?
Does the mother contain the foetus or is it a part of her? On the metaphysics of pregnancy, and its ethical implications
Two people drive drunk at night: one kills a pedestrian, one doesn't. Does the unlucky killer deserve more blame or not?
Of money and morals
Moneylending has been taboo for most of human history. So how did usury stop being a sin and become respectable finance?
Which lives matter most?
Thinking about children who are not yet born confronts us with the question of our ethical obligations to future people
Resist or collaborate?
The Nazis have occupied France. It’s easy to condemn the collaborators. But be honest: what would you really do?
Raising good robots
We already have a way to teach morals to alien intelligences: it's called parenting. Can we apply the same methods to robots?