Osama bin Laden is dead, but Americans had to sell their soul to find him.

The sun sets on Osama bin laden. A terrorist is dead

The announcement of the killing of Osama bin Laden came as welcome news to most Americans. His life and work of organizing terror has taken our country down a path that lead to the anti-personal-liberty Patriot Act, two wars that were placed on the national credit card, and the moral abyss that is called torture in Guantanamo Bay and other undisclosed anti-terrorist prisons around the world. In many ways, bin Laden has succeeded in destroying the best things about America. For nearly ten years after he organized the terrorist attacks…

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From Whence Does Morality Come?

Epictetus Morals book from 1716

One issue that has been discussed at length through the ages is morality. Questions such as what is moral? Where does morality come from? And why it is important have been hotly contested for as long as man could conceive of morality. Epictetus, a second century stoic philosopher wrote in 135 CE the following: “The first and most necessary topic in philosophy is that of the use of moral theorems, such as, “We ought not to lie;” the second is that of demonstrations, such as, “What is the origin of…

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