Monthly Archive: November 2013
Thanksgiving is the morally problematic, consumerist holiday, not Black Friday.
Happy Thanksgiving Songs Aren’t Exactly Thick On The Ground, You Know
And so it was that last fall, after watching Master and Commander for the 26th or 27th time, that I grabbed my Oster clippers and run it up and down my chin, leaving me with a nice set of chops myself. Then I snapped a “selfie” and posted it to twitter with the text “Eat your heart out @jamespoulos”.
On the subject of physician-assisted suicide, as well as the issue of medical marijuana, I know why Scott Adams is so angry. (Though I very much wish I did not.)
A few thoughts on recovering one’s reputation for good moral character from very public past misdeeds. There should both a skeptical eye cast towards those who have been dishonest in the past and room for redemption from mistakes made in the past — but when does the latter overcome the former? Is it enough to have stayed out of trouble?