Posts Tagged ‘utilitarianism’

For some reason, all of the hate mail ever written to Peter Singer gets forwarded to us. We have no idea why. So we’ve decided to start posting them. Dear Peter Singer, As a blood sucking member of society I enjoyed a life of being a tick on the back of society. There I was

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For some reason, all of the hate mail ever written to Peter Singer gets forwarded to us. We have no idea why. So we’ve decided to start posting them. Dear Peter Singer, I recently made the mistake of reading your book, The Life You Save, the day before I hosted an orgy at my house.

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For some reason, all of the hate mail ever written to Peter Singer gets forwarded to us. We have no idea why. So we’ve decided to start posting them. Dear Peter Singer, How dare you call yourself a moral philosopher, you shit for brains! My husband followed your advice to the letter, he did everything

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For some reason, all of the hate mail ever written to Peter Singer gets forwarded to us. We have no idea why. So we’ve decided to start posting them. Dear Peter Singer, I became convinced that animals deserved rights after I read your book, Animal Liberation. I spent all my money suing the U.S. government

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by Steven Olsen

In: Fuck You Philosophers!

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For some reason, all of the hate mail ever written to Peter Singer gets forwarded to us. We have no idea why. So we’ve decided to start posting them. Dear Peter Singer, Thanks a lot, you bastard! I took your advice at helping people’s whose needs outweighed mine and gave some poor bastards my house,

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by logicmania

In: podcasts

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In this episode… -Explain THAT Science!: Harry Trunckles attacks geology. -The Unofficial Version: Conspiracy theorist Nicola Novakowsky talks about the Denver Airport. -Final Solutions: Michelle Glasshappy gives you tips for living luxuriously. -Cogito Ergo I Am Right!: Penny Ham tells Utilitarianism to fuck off. Download here! You probably already like this podcast. And you’ve probably

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Let me tell you about an ethical theory that seems dumb to me. The name of this stupid ethical theory is utilitarianism. Utilitarianism has its origins in thinkers like Jeremy Bentham and John Stewart Mill. It’s usually some form of do x because x is for the greatest good for the greatest amount of people.