Understandings of Value

I have always thought it ludicrous that the modern world shuns negative language and values political correctness to the extent it does, but recently it appears to have taken yet another absurd turn. If I had been paying closer attention I might have noticed it five or ten years ago; as this new madness appears […]

Sundry Purposes

Once, while I was visiting with some friends, one of them stooped down to pick something off the floor and said; “This apple keeps rolling onto the floor. If it keeps doing it, I’ll punish it.” I asked her inquisitively; “How would you punish it?” Her response was; “By eating it!” I pointed out to […]

Goodness In A Bag Of Chips

What is goodness? I think the simple answer is this: Goodness is the degree to which something fulfills its purpose. In our age we will often attribute goodness to something based on the fact that we enjoy it, and even more particularly because it never satisfies but increases desire. As strange as this may sound […]