Daily Prompt: Truth or Dare

Is it possible to be too honest, or is honesty always the best policy? Now, this is pretty much an exercise in ethical philosophy. You may think it is a simple one. I have mentioned this dilemma in my introductory post to my post series on Practical Ethics, which I will definitely continue once I get my […]

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What frightens you?

What frightens me? What do I fear? That is a bad question to ask me. Or, maybe, it is a good question, that depends entirely on your point of view. It is a bad question because I don’t know the answer. Short of being threatened with a gun or living in a warzone, I have […]

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Atheism, Ethics and Tolerance

symphonic 8/24/2012 3:18 AM GMT+0200   Atheists contend that the entire Universe, estimated to be 20 billion light years across (the distance light could travel in 20 billion years at the rate of 186,000 miles per second) accidentally derived from a submicroscopic particle of matter. As one writer expresses it: “Astonishingly, scientists now calculate that […]

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