When Parental Rights End aka. Keep the New Ontario Sex-Ed Curriculum

It seems to be a commonly known fact that Western society (and in particular, the USA), hates children. Recently, I have also seen push-back against feminists like myself, who say they hate children. However, in my experience these are two very different types of hatred. My hatred is personal. I think children are sticky and… Continue reading When Parental Rights End aka. Keep the New Ontario Sex-Ed Curriculum

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On Teaching Morality

What were your first lessons in morality? Perhaps it was your mother scolding you against hitting a sibling. Perhaps it was a teacher in kindergarten, entreating you to share your toys. It is likely, that you do not even remember your first lesson in morality. It is even more likely that whatever lesson you did… Continue reading On Teaching Morality

Moral Philosophy and Cats Pt. 2: Schroedinger’s Paternalism

Today, we are not going to be talking about cats (Sorry guys!). Instead, we are going to be talking about paternalism, and ways of being paternalistic (perhaps while not being paternalistic at the same time!). One of the reasons I shied away from making any sweeping statements about the nature and permissability of paternalism when discussing… Continue reading Moral Philosophy and Cats Pt. 2: Schroedinger’s Paternalism

The Case of the Artificial Womb: Security of the Person v. Parenthood

As I discussed two weeks ago I believe that technological innovations that enable us to greatly expand the capacities of the human body are by and large beneficial, given conscientious policies that ensure access for all, and in particular, those who are traditionally disadvantaged. However, sometimes new technologies require us to re-examine our existing moral principles… Continue reading The Case of the Artificial Womb: Security of the Person v. Parenthood