It lies in Philosophy more than in Economics. And it lies in you.
Living in Hong Kong at the time of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, I was shocked by the unprecedented size and violence of the protests.
There are nearly 7 chickens alive right now in cages if you are a meat-guzzler, but 0 if you are a Vegan. Whether it is right to fund this industry matters. (2009, The Economist reported 6.84 chickens alive per person in the US). And yes, it’s more than ‘meat tastes so good’. (Which it does). I’m going to have a look at some philosophical flaws of Veganism (and Vegetarianism) regarding animal ethics. Continue reading “A Critique of Veganism.”
Philosophy is hard, but it is sometimes unavoidable. We have to make philosophical choices all the time. While you may not come across trolley problems in real life all that much, you will be forced to make choices. You will vote or you won’t. You will eat meat today or you won’t. You will give all your money to charity or you won’t. You will walk around town naked or you won’t.Continue reading “Maybe You Should Vote For People You Think Are Wrong”
It is not hard to find ideologues these days. I mean, YouTube videos with titles like ‘Watch Jordan Peterson DESTROY Leftist Host on Her own Show’ or ‘Talk show host Destroys Conservative’ hardly inspire confidence in the neutrality of their channels! However, sometimes it is more subtle. The key question is how to spot an Ideologue and and then find the flaws in their thinking.