Batman, The Joker, and the Undecideable
In mathematics, it’s sometimes best to start from a simple premise and gradually complicate it, so let’s start by simplifying morality! Consider: every moral decision is either right or wrong. This is a generally accepted philosophy known as moral absolutism, and it maintains that even if there are more than two options in a moral choice, they can be split (not easily, necessarily) into righteous...
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Which Evil is Lesser?
In 2010, Luis Fishman Zonzinski (known popularly as Luis Fishman) ran for President of the Republic of Costa Rica. He represented the Christian Social Unity Party, PUSC, somewhat ironically considering he’s Jewish. Fishman was the replacement candidate for Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier, a former President of Costa Rica and then-candidate for the PUSC until his imminent incarceration for...