Monthly Archives: June 2020

Yes, it’s abortion

Yes, I think I must come to this subject. It is a touchy one but I think we must be ready to discuss our views We are very aware today, because of current incidents, of our former attitudes towards slavery … Continue reading

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Poetry Today

(I make no apology for repeating a blog from some years ago. It led to a fascinating discussion and exchange of our reactions to poetry. With one or two exceptions (important ones) current commentators were not then active. So we … Continue reading

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The Accent

We have had considerable discussion on the issue of racial prejudice. And quite right, too. But today I want to think about another prejudice. It rarely gets considered, it can have important advantages and disadvantages, and it appears to be … Continue reading

Posted in Moral judgment, Neuroscience, Quentin queries | Tagged | 43 Comments

Have you got a conscience?

{Forgive me for my information mail carrying emails which should have been encrypted. This is a computer fault which I am investigating.} While we have looked at this subject before, it is so important that I think it worthwhile to … Continue reading

Posted in Advocatus Diaboli, Moral judgment, Quentin queries | 99 Comments