Should Today’s Generation Make Amends for Slavery

There are a few things about slavery trades over the last few centuries we can agree on: they are another blot on Western history’s rather questionable moral history, perhaps being the most obvious. That it was bad is rarely questioned. Sure, there are historical moral relativists who question whether we should hold old cultures to… Continue reading Should Today’s Generation Make Amends for Slavery

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A “Safe Space” for Everything but Intellectual Freedom: free speech, the regressive left and the cry baby privilege-knights

The acid test for whether you support free speech is whether you still support it when someone is tipping over your sacred cow. This, if anything, is the point. If you don’t support free speech in contradiction to you, you don’t support free speech. It is exactly that simple. And using this exact test is… Continue reading A “Safe Space” for Everything but Intellectual Freedom: free speech, the regressive left and the cry baby privilege-knights