The False Allure of Moral Relativism

Wait a minute? So, where’d we land on the moral question — on matters of right and wrong? Is there anywhere for us to stand to make such judgments? I admit that, because our behaviors are conjectured, there appears to be no place from which we can stand to judge the...
Freedom is the Path

Freedom is the Path

Natural Laws vs Social Laws Before cultures clashed, our social behaviors – rituals and traditions – would have seemed as natural as the seasons: each are controlled by the gods, or nature. So, there wasn’t really reason to question the social...
Critical Rationalism

Critical Rationalism

Schools & Traditions Essentially every civilization throughout history has created a dogmatic school in which the main task is to pass on the doctrine of its founder intact to each new generation. And, in the rare event a person criticized the doctrine or proposed...