Tag: justice

An Intellectual Code of Conduct, Part 3

Common sense says we should consider pros and cons before making big decisions. Imagine choosing a university to attend or deciding to go through major surgery without weighing all the evidence for and against your choices. The same concept applies to intellectual pursuits—in order to maintain intellectual integrity, we must take into account all the evidence for and against our…

Justice and the Death of Osama bin Laden

Why was it important for Osama bin Laden to be killed? And why is it important for Americans and people around the world to know it? I addressed these critical questions in a special edition Straight Thinking podcast less than 24 hours following President Obama’s announcement of the death of bin Laden at the hands of the American military. You…