Tag Archives: Aristotle

That Which is Right, and Just, and Fair 7

Discriminating for the Sake of Ending All Discrimination But if we allow for discrimination — if we pass a law that allows for discrimination on the basis of religion — literally, we’re gonna open up a can of worms when … Continue reading

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If You Really Want Me to Vote for Donald Trump…

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Give me a positive reason. Many of my friends are supporters of Donald Trump. They want me to join them; however, none of them have given me positive reasons to vote for Trump. All they have given are negative reasons. … Continue reading

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That Which is Right, and Just, and Fair 6

Flushing Justice Down the Tubes There is no room in our schools for discrimination of any kind, including discrimination against transgender students on the basis of their sex. -Attorney General Loretta Lynch No student should ever have to go through … Continue reading

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That Which is Right, and Just, and Fair 5

Two Modern Understandings of Justice One may reduce the many current ideas of justice to two basic reasonings. The first basic understanding may be termed recipient-focused, forward-thinking, or end-result justice. The end-result of a distribution determines whether it is or … Continue reading

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2012 Candidate Forum

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In early May of this year, Reggie Thomas came to my door asking me what was my biggest concern for State government. I let him know that my biggest concern was the State budget. Our current expenditures are paid based … Continue reading

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That Which is Right, and Just, and Fair 2

Before delving into matters of particular justice, let us review the concepts of universal and general justice. Justice in a general sense is giving someone his or her due. That which is due to everyone, at any time, and in … Continue reading

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That Which is Right, and Just, and Fair 1

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In the previous two ROAR’s, I have poked fun at a modern understanding of justice and rights, which is often used by politicians to benefit one group at the expense of another group. Such redistributive benefits would not have been … Continue reading

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