Responsibility

Two stories about the coronavirus vaccine caught my attention. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:’vvUo5QB5RDhdVjPBcG0h1Q’,sig:’HQXYBYOzpcsiDiKs4KQnAgmCZuLkGPIf61Ew0sv8gQo=’,w:’509px’,h:’339px’,items:’1276395298′,caption: true ,tld:’com’,is360: false })}); In a recent letter to New York Times ethicist, Kwame Anthony Appiah, one reader writes: “I work for a hospital, but in an administrative job. I do Read More

For too long, Social media has become a haven for third-party shares of misinformation, false conspiracies and blatant lies. As belief turns to anger, and anger to hate, some have become radically motivated, violent extremists.

While many of these companies have taken some steps to … Read More

“The Truth is Essential.” – A New York Times statement that frequently runs in the newspaper. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:’a8iRPvpvTUxcBXG8hXFVfg’,sig:’Z-niZd03-qfkeqhlE1_Y97DN-6OFGs60TR-qKbvJeHE=’,w:’509px’,h:’339px’,items:’1136415038′,caption: true ,tld:’com’,is360: false })}); The last four years has seen a dramatic erosion of facts and truth, one of the essentials of our democracy. In … Read More

“It is written I should be loyal to the nightmare of my choice.” – Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness The poison that is Donald Trump has so deeply infected followers that they forcefully speak out against any unfaithful Republican who dares speak against him much … Read More

“…to live with integrity, it is sometimes necessary to take that difficult step – to get involved – to fight openly for what one believes to be true and right and good, even when there is risk to oneself.” – Stephen Carter, Integrity Republican Representatives … Read More

According to folklore, a man approached the Jewish sage Hillel the Elder with a proposal: If he could explain the principles of his faith in a single sentence the man would convert to Judaism. Hillel responded, “What is hateful to thee, do not unto thy … Read More

“It’s incredibly obvious, isn’t it? A foreign substance is introduced into our precious bodily fluids without the knowledge of the individual, certainly without any choice. That’s the way your hard-core Commie works.” – Gen. Jack D. Ripper, explaining why he ordered B-52 bombers to attack … Read More