Daily Archive: November 18, 2012


Windows 8 Bleg

I just got a new laptop, which came with Windows 8 and Explorer 10. I am frustrated. Things are different now. I’ve managed to stumble into a desktop environment like I was used to...


Blinded Trials Bait: An Ethics Quandary

Updated Below I had an exchange at a large retailer this weekend that made me question some of the struts in my own ethical framework.  Intellectually, I’m having a hard time piecing together whether...


Misusing the Social Contract

There is a certain kind of libertarian who says that they see no reason to abide by XYZ laws/ pay taxes because they didn’t sign any social contract. Hell, I don’t even have to...