Go Darke

Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it

Browsing Category: Ethics


Burn, burn

Disclaimer. Contains a picture that some people might find disturbing. Forewarned is forearmed! One of my workers comes into the sales office this morning. I’m sitting with my feet up… Continue Reading

Ethics, History

Blitz ethics

I love applied ethics and am (generally) less appreciative of the theoretical and ‘academic’ stuff. But I find practical real life examples of tough moral choices really interesting. Especially when… Continue Reading


Burn it down…

A trolley problem is usually defined as a thought experiment in ethics. Although it doesn’t necessarily have to involve a runaway trolley car. There are no perfect outcomes, or indeed… Continue Reading



I took my daughter to the zoo today. Which in of itself is problematic for me, because I not sure how I feel about animals in captivity. Also, nothing builds… Continue Reading

Ethics, Philosophy

Lifeboat ethics

The ecologist Garrett Hardin proposed the concept of ‘Lifeboat’ ethics. It was used as a metaphor to discuss resource distribution and what was deemed acceptable behaviour (or indeed ethical) under… Continue Reading