Articles containing "Ethics"

Networking in Society


This society was based on the “muscle” part of society, not the sensitive ones. But we aren’t at the whim of nature any more, so natural tendencies tend to get warped. What made perfect sense to nature becomes a drawback… Seek More

Avoid the Madness


Shoulda, woulda, coulda syndrome. Why does it exist? Should? Then why? Would have? Then why didn’t you? Could of? What does that mean? It’s madness. You can question everything. I strongly encourage it. The point where nothing seems to have… Seek More

Many Minds in a Single Soul

In a sense, I am of two minds. It is even the focus of our MySpace comment. There are many minds in a single soul, but in truth reconciling I am of one mind. They say love is a law,… Seek More

Backdrop of Confucianism


There were two broad schools of thought in Chinese belief, naturalistic and legalistic. The Taoists were an example of the naturalistic school using nature and allegorical stories to focus on observations of the way the world works in general. Confucianism… Seek More

Confucianism Q&A


What were some of the fundamentals about his thoughts or ideas? The analects of Confucius are a collection of works of his basic socio-political doctrines, and his teaching on social justice and compassion. He spoke of the need for loyalty… Seek More

Science, Spirit, Energy and Matter


Alchemy can be applied widely, and it’s more a way of thinking or philosophy rather then ‘stir a pot and out comes gold’ as it’s usually portrayed. The association with making gold was narrow even in the heyday of alchemy.… Seek More

Child’s Desire


Nature can be a good parent, but nature can’t help us discover human nature very well. That’s supposed to be our human parents’ job. Nature also teaches us to respect life in general if we are receptive, and in general… Seek More

Responsible Anarchy


Responsible anarchy is something I respect. How it does not become chaos? Tao, among other things. I’m acquainted with the view, and Buddhists and Taoists at turns take similar stances. Anarchy = no hierarchy. It is commonly believed that an… Seek More

Respect of Being


You can see a political leader, or wealthy person, and not respect them when you see what is really there, even though convention in society is to respect this person. Is there virtue in being exhorted to extol an unhealthy… Seek More

Harming None


The topic is indulgence. At first, I want to start by distinguishing between indulgence and compulsion. Compulsory behaviour is actually very common. A lot is even considered normal thus “common sense”, but it reflects a degeneration of human awareness on all… Seek More