An Australian football player lost his job with Rugby Australia recently because of comments he made on Instagram. Before I disclose what these comments were, it’s worth pointing out that … Continue reading Why isn’t Israel Folau selling his possessions to give to the poor?
Some people think that those who advocate for animal rights care more about non-human animals than human animals. That’s not true at all. The ethicist, Peter Singer, who wrote Animal Liberation back … Continue reading Do animal rights activists care more for animals than humans?
I watched this talk given by Exeter College student, Beth Barnes, a couple of months ago and it’s so good it needs to be shared. It’s only 6 minutes but very … Continue reading How to fund several manned missions to Mars
The schools here have regular fundraising for various different charities. I quite like this as I think it’s good for children to learn about donating to those in need. This … Continue reading Explaining charity to kids
Whenever I find myself debating right and wrong, I wonder what Peter Singer would say. He’s the most rational thinker on the planet, in my opinion, and so I will sometimes … Continue reading The Life You Can Save
I discovered this clip yesterday. It’s a very clever and visual illustration of the incredible progress made by “developing” countries in saving the lives of children. It’s delivered by Hans … Continue reading The river of myths
There are expected to be 9 billion people on this planet by the year 2050. I may be one of them. Without sounding too much like a brainless beauty-pageant entrant, … Continue reading My plan for our planet