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• Is the world eternal? YES
• Do humans have contra-causal free will (i.e., can humans do otherwise)? NO
• Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? YES
• Do humans have souls? YES
• Are there natural rights? YES
• Is it morally permissible to eat meat? NO
• Is the unexamined life worth living? NO
• Is truth subjectivity? YES
• Is virtue necessary for happiness? YES
• Can a computer have a mind? YES
• Can humans know reality as it is in itself? YES
• Is hell other people? YES
• Can art be created accidentally? NO
• Can we change the past? NO
• Are numbers real? NO
• Is it always better to know the truth? YES

Blog Stats

  • 196,855 hits

This blog gets more visits than one might expect – it’s certainly not huge, but we probably have 30 or so visitors a day on average, and since we don’t post all that often, that surprises me. But I received a notice that we’ve had a recent spike in visitors, and indeed it is true – yesterday and today we’ve had about 60. Why? Well, most of these views have been of a page we published 5 years ago – entitled “Judith Jarvis on Abortion.” Aha! ‘Tis the season for writing papers for Intro to Ethics courses!

(My other blog, huenemanniac, also gets a steady stream of visitors who are either writing papers on Lon Fuller’s Morality of Law, or they are researching the Collier brothers. It’s strange what ends up being a steady attractor of attention!)

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