​It’s laws that are made to be broken, not rules!

Rules should be challenged. Laws should be broken. Both laws and rules are conventions we choose to respect so that we are allowed by other humans to thrive on our own. Yet laws are far more complex than rules. Rules should be simple. Laws should be complex. Complex rules and complicated laws are nothing but inflicted… Continue reading ​It’s laws that are made to be broken, not rules!

How To Make Sure Human Progress Sticks

The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house. The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house. They may allow us temporarily to beat him at his own game, but they will never enable us to bring about genuine change. Audre Lorde From the little history I’ve read it is for me beyond any reasonable doubt… Continue reading How To Make Sure Human Progress Sticks

Ban forbidding prohibited illegal interdictions

When you remove the three “i”s, incest, illness and involuntary, it is impossible to morally justify abortion. At the same time, you don’t have to remove anything at all to see, it is impossible to morally justify forbidding abortion. Because life is important it’s hard to shrink the odds of it, but because we are… Continue reading Ban forbidding prohibited illegal interdictions