Continues to be funny that not long ago the big worry college professors had about students was they’re all moral relativists, while now the worry is they’re too morally strict, not relativist enough.
Democrats are engaging in moral time travel. has a provocative what-if via
Democrats are engaging in moral time travel. has a provocative what-if
1. Something in this ditty by strikes me as confused and potentially dangerous. Let the start with an example.
Will the 2040 Pres Litmus Test Be Veganism? Pundits and pols take note- “ it’s too severe, and even a form of injustice, to punish people for not thinking, decades ago, as people do now. Moral time travel is a perilous enterprise.” ⁦
Beware of moral time travel, the judging of people’s actions and positions in the past by today’s norms, warns :
I was saying this to my Ethics class a decade ago. Another great article from Sunstein....
“How many people were against slavery in 1830? To regard it as an inevitable social institution was reasonable. Moral time travel is perilous.”
Will people eventually be shocked and outraged that their parents and grandparents used to raise animals for food, allow them to suffer, and then eat them?
As rightly notes, "Moral time travel is a really perilous enterprise" via
Moral time travel is a really perilous enterprise (a general point, but with reference to recent attacks on Joseph Biden, circa 1977).