Posts Tagged ‘ethics’

Reactions to Islam

News Item: A group of Muslims in New York City are looking to build a new community center, including a mosque, a few blocks from the site of the former World Trade Center. A small group of “conservative” US politicians have come forward to try to convince us that it would be wrong to build […]

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Customer Service: The Choice is Clear

I am interested in all things Internet, and was interested when a new company on the scene, Clearwire, began in January to offer a new WiMax service in the Portland area.  (It has existed in the Seattle-area for about a year now.)  WiMax is an over-the-air Internet connection serviced via microwave antennas located around the […]

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The Plight of Sam Adams

In the US, we are fascinated with the private lives of our elected officials.  It is probably healthy that we have a curiosity in such matters.  When this curiosity becomes the means with which we try to drive those officials out of office, it becomes a serious problem.  This problem has come up again, this […]

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Save the Sea Kittens!

You know, I couldn’t have made this up if I tried. I get a relentless amount of e-mail from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).  While I agree with a lot of the things their organization talks about, sometimes they do something that just leaves a person asking “What’s that about?” and […]

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State Sponsored Murder

In the news this week is the story that Washington State is going to execute one of the eight people sitting on it’s Death Row.  The focus of this is 55-year-old Darold Ray Stenson, who was convicted of aggravated murder for the 1993 shooting deaths of his wife and a business partner in Clallam County.  […]

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