whose decision is it anyway?How much are your decisions influenced by interests behind ideas and ideals that are not yours? Are you aware that by accepting, YOU make the convention? This is about ethics and moral development and annoying questions to raise awareness, and regain the compass to navigate with consciousness toward a better society.
Author Archives: vera dumont
All I could see were my two feet, in sandals, walking, dragging tired, kicking sand off a hard dirt road, amber by the sun. Looking at the sides, there was much of nothing. A road flanked by long horizons of … Continue reading
So, there I was at the Bible study that would have gone on without me — but I was moved to go. First, I got there at 10 am, worried I might be late because I had no idea when … Continue reading
It’s okay to include technology of the self in ethics. Technology of the self is not my idea, the early Greeks had it first. Foucault pointed it out in my favorite chapter with the same title (technology of the self) … Continue reading
…so the basic idea in semiotic circles out there is that there is no such thing as meaning. They intend to say that words do not have meaning per se. Meaning is a convention we accept in the cultural … Continue reading
“…because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do…” The power of advertising.
The most talented and creative minds work in advertising. When the campaign is good and the client is ethical, the writers open wordsmithing art to the cadence of thought from overture to a conclusive catch of phrase that doesn’t end … Continue reading
Only a reflective action is free — I wish this was my conclusion, but it’s Habermas. I agree and go the next step. I say, if Habermas, then free decision requires options. Free-will is affirmed in function when there is … Continue reading