Thoughts on morality and utilitarianism

"Morality is subjective." If you're about to drop that bomb on someone trying to have a logical argument on morals or ethics, don't do it. It kills the discussion without any productive outcome. There's nothing wrong with the statement itself, but it's ultimately a useless assertion. Subjectiveness is mostly seen as a shapeshifting blob that … Continue reading Thoughts on morality and utilitarianism

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Laziness and irony

Laziness is right at the top on my list of character flaws. Which is why I have┬ánever been much interested in sports. Ironically, I carry with me a permanent sports injury. In 10th standard, I was playing as a replacement goalkeeper. The original guy was injured. Halfway through the match, a player stepped on my … Continue reading Laziness and irony

The story of stuff

Some courses require us to write a "reflection sheet" after each lecture. And what better way to make it bearable than blogging about it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GorqroigqM The documentary Story of Stuff, shown to us during the first lecture of Socio-cultural Environment of Business, describes the negative effects and unsustainability of the modern culture of consumerism. It drew … Continue reading The story of stuff