Tag Archives: morality

Your father taught you WHAT? Part 2.

A recent post introduced an analysis by cognitive psychologist George Lakoff regarding supporters of Donald Trump.  Lakoff stresses the arch conservative’s  investment in a “strict father” authoritarian, white male supremacy moral code. Today’s post shares Lakoff’s psychological analysis of  “How Trump … Continue reading

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Rebelling Against the War: Endless Tragedy of Vietnam, Part 5

Myra MacPherson, adapted from an article published in Consortium News February 16, 2015:  https://consortiumnews.com/tag/myra-macpherson/ According to Don Blackburn, “I thought I could serve my country without sacrificing my morality — a very naïve notion. But I fought harder to keep … Continue reading

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Two Paths in the Wood: “Choice” of Life or War, Part 1

“Choice:” Poetic, Personal, and Political from guest author Dr. Anthony Marsella.* The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both. . . .  Somewhere ages and ages hence, Two roads diverged in … Continue reading

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In need of a moral compass (Drone warfare, Part 2)

By guest author Dr. Mike Corgan All our legal and moral strictures about ethics and laws in war presume that war is, in a Clausewitzian sense, a state to state activity. Both Scott Shane and Tom Junod do not fully … Continue reading

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