Category Archives: Ethics and morality

Alabama’s Bull Connor: Do you know what his job title was?

Commissioner of Public Safety. We can all argue the merits or otherwise of various approaches to managing transmission, but let’s not pretend that ‘marching for freedom’ will actually deliver the precious freedom that we all need and desire.” – By … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, Freedom, History | 23 Comments

On second thoughts, the old are pretty expendable ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Just one serious COVID patient in Israel is both vaccinated and under 60. Only one of 61 Israelis hospitalized with COVID in serious condition is a fully vaccinated individual under the age of 60, Channel 12 news reported Sunday, citing … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Ethics and morality, Fake News | 16 Comments

The only Afghanistan veterans whose rights he insists on

John Howard says Australia has a ‘moral obligation’ to help Afghan interpreters. That is a moral obligation we have. And it was a moral obligation that was shamefully discarded many years ago when we pulled out of Vietnam. I do … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, War and peace | 76 Comments

Just ring 36 24 36 VAD… I lead a life of crime

Dirty deeds recently legalised by Annastacia Palaszczuk have run into a constitutional wall: The Morrison Government has rejected Annastacia Palaszczuk’s request to exempt Queensland doctors from federal prosecution for giving advice on voluntary assisted dying to terminally ill patients over … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, Rule of law | 53 Comments

Google Tierschutz im nationalsozialistischen Deutschland

Germany bans killing chick embryos because they feel pain.

Posted in Ethics and morality, International | 22 Comments

The Bilo family situation

OBSTINATE autism is not national security. Like most, I’ve paid only occasional attention to the predicament of the Murugappan family – Nades, Priya and their daughters, Tharnicaa, 4, and Kopika, 6 – since the exhaustion of their legal claims. The … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, Rule of law | 147 Comments

The ongoing suffering of contemporary Western women

Did you know there has never been a female president of the International Ski Federation?

Posted in Ethics and morality, Western Civilsation | 29 Comments

On Life and Luxury

“VACCINE hesitancy is a First World privilege,” wrote an enraged Jennifer Oriel on Monday in one of many pieces featuring the h-word craze all our dutiful betters are hula hooping. The citizens of India and Brazil “do not have the … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Ethics and morality | 49 Comments

There’s a bat in our soup as well

SHARRI Markson’s exclusive in the Weekend Australian reporting that Chinese military scientists discussed weaponising coronaviruses five years ago stops short of claiming COVID is their fantasy in action. But even if ‘final solution’ paperwork cannot be found – it is … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics and morality, War and peace, Western Civilsation | 26 Comments

“The jury agreed, and Eckersley walked away from court…”

If 12 Australians see this as “manslaughter only,” do we still regard the elderly as fully human?

Posted in Australian Story, Ethics and morality, Rule of law | 39 Comments