Can money cancel out rape and meat consumption?


An experiment in monetization


How free speech and open dialogue can help minorities

Richard Dawkins sitting on a chair with a bookshelf in the background.
Source: The Times


How insights from different moral philosophies can help us find common ground


Why disagreements don’t prove morality is relative

Checker shadow illusion

The best action is always…


Why we should avoid unverifiable moral claims

We should avoid magical thinking when discussing morality.


Why utilitarianism is not as demanding as you may think

Silas self-flagellating in the movie The Da Vinci Code


Why exploiting minorities is not utilitarian

Anna Xuan’s illustration of the short story “Those Who Walk Away From Omelas”, by Ursula K. Le Guin


Why some types of suffering deserve more attention than others


Should we ever break rules for the greater good?

Ariel Pontes

Secular-humanist, M.A. in analytic philosophy, volunteer at @YoungHumanIntl, blogger at ghostlessmachine.com. Support me at http://bit.ly/ArielPatreon.

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