Archive for the tag "moral values"
From today’s New York Times: Secret U.S. Memo Made Legal Case to Kill a Citizen The Obama administration’s secret legal memorandum that opened the door to the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born radical Muslim cleric hiding in Yemen, found that it would be lawful only if it were not feasible to take him alive, [...]
Posted: 9 October, 2011 in Culture, History, legal, Life, politics and government, Racism, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: al Qaeda, Anwar al-Awlaki, Bush, capital punishment, Culture, death penalty, ethics, execution, government, History, human values, Islam, judicial murder, law, legal, legal values, moral values, morals, muslim, Perry, politics, Racism, Religion, social values, society, terror, terrorist, texas, values, Yemen
David Hume, hero of the Enlightenment, father of skepticism, linchpin of democracy and human rights and freedoms, Happy 300th Birthday! Sir Roger has some understanding of how Hume felt when he said this: “Here am I who have written on all sorts of subjects calculated to excite hostility, moral, political, and religious, and yet [...]
Posted: 7 May, 2011 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, Economics, Education, History, Life, Literature, mystery, Nature, politics and government, Religion, Science, US Politics, values.
Tags: Australian democracy, Australian democratic values, Australian political values, Australian Politics, Australian religion, Australian religious values, authority, David Hume, democracy, emotion, Enlightenment, epistemology, evidence, evidence-based, Feelings, freedom, government, human, human values, humanity, Hume, metaphysics, moral values, morals, opinion, philosopher, philosophy, political values, politics, Religion, religion and politics, religious politics, religious values, rights, scepticism, Scottish Enlightenment, skepticism, suffrage, understanding
The Pope shouldn’t resign. He should remain in charge of the whole rotten profiteering, woman-fearing, guilt-gorging, child-raping institution while it tumbles
Posted: 29 March, 2010 in legal, Religion, Science, values.
Tags: AIDS, atheism, Benedict, Catholic, catholic values, chastity, code of silence, cover-up, criminal law, Dawkins, ecclesiastical law, eligion, hush, indoctrination, Inquisition, legal values, moral values, paedophile priest, pederast, pedophile, pedophile priest, Pope, pope benedict, priest, Ratzinger, RC, religious values, Richard Dawkins, Roman catholic, scandal, Science, values, vatican
When these Indian boys find mixed religion couples they bash them, sometimes with a rock to the head. Now that’s the way to prove your views are correct!
Posted: 28 March, 2010 in Australian Values.
Tags: Australian moral values, Australian religious values, companionship, friendship, hindu, India, indian moral values, indian religious values, indian students, Mangalore, moral values, morality, muslim, politics, racial violence, Religion, religious police, religious values, religious violence, Sex, suicide bomb, Taliban
It sends a shiver of disgust down the spine hearing Gordon Brown trying to put moral distance between himself and the million or so Iraqis he has helped to kill
Posted: 6 March, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, History, Iraq, legal, Life, politics and government, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: America, Australian Values, bbc, Blair, Britain, Bush, Chancellor, Cheney, CIA, Costello, diplomacy, Downer, enquiry, Erich Fromm, ethical values, ethics, Fromm, Gordon Brown, government, Howard, inquiry, intelligence, international community, international law, Iraq, Iraq inquiry, MI6, moral values, morality, morals, murder, murderer, new world order, political values, politics, Prime Minister, regime change, Richard Perle, rogue state, Rumsfeld, sane society, Security Council, Sinodinos, terrorism, UK, UN, US, USA, values, war, war criminal, war criminals, WMD
Transparency International has released its Corruption Perceptions Index for 2009. There are some very surprising results
Posted: 21 November, 2009 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, History, Iran, Iraq, Life, politics and government, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: africa, african countries, America, antidisestablishmentarianism, australia, buddhism, bureaucracy, bureaucratic standards, christianity, communism, corruption, corruption index, corruption perception index, eastern bloc, ethical values, ethics, faith, hinduism, huffington post, Indonesia, Iraq, Islam, moral values, morality, morals, muslim, New Zealand, principles, Religion, religious values, Russia, Somalia, standards, Transparency International, UK, US, values
John Howard is against a Bill of Rights and that’s enough for us. The little shit has always been so wrong that anything he is against is certain to be right
Posted: 27 August, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Guantanamo/Hicks, History, politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: accountability, american politics, Amnesty, Amnesty International, Animal Farm, Australian Constitution, Australian Values, Bill of Rights, Cabinet, Droits de l'Homme, Edward II, Enlightenment, ethics, France, French politics, French Revolution, George Orwell, government, Great Charter, Guantanamo, habeas corpus, Howard, human rights, Jenny Leong, John Howard, judges, King Edward, law, legal, legal black hole, legal system, legal values, liberty, magistrate, Magna Carta, martial law, military commissions, moral values, morals, oligarchy, oppression, parliament, Petition of Right, Philip Ruddock, political values, politics, principles, Privy Council, property, Rights of Man, Ruddock, ruling elite, secret, security, statute, terrorism law, Thomas Coke, Thomas Paine, unitary Executive, values, War of Independence
Sir Roger has gathered an enormous, highly professional cast to enact his latest post – “Burma Railroaded”- for the ears of his loyal audience.
Posted: 14 August, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, History, Media, politics and government.
Tags: audio, Aung San Suu Kyi, australia, Australian Values, Burma, Burmese, comedy, condemnation, diplomacy, Enlightenment, ethics, Foreign Minister, house arrest, humor, humour, international diplomacy, international reaction, international values, moral values, mp3, Myanmar, Obama, outrage, pantaloon, pompadour, powder, principles, radio drama, sanctions, silk-stocking, sound, standards, Stephen Smith, Suu Kyi, values
This stylised footstamping over Burma’s treatment of Suu Kyi by international dandies playing an archaic game by pre-Enlightenment rules makes us sick.
Posted: 12 August, 2009 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, australia, Australian Values, Burma, Burmese, condemnation, diplomacy, Enlightenment, ethics, Foreign Minister, house arrest, international diplomacy, international reaction, international values, moral values, Myanmar, Obama, outrage, pantaloon, pompadour, powder, principles, sanctions, silk-stocking, standards, Stephen Smith, Suu Kyi, values
Jon Stewart’s Daily Show welcomes back ‘the most interesting man in the world’, the Big Man, Bill Clinton, fresh from his Korean triumph. Fox doesn’t like it.
Posted: 7 August, 2009 in comedy/humour, History, Iran, Media, politics and government, The Daily Show, US Politics, Video.
Tags: Bill Clinton, Clinton, comedy, cost, cultural values, Daily Show, Fox, Fox News, global values, humor, humour, Iran, Iran Contra, Jon Stewart, journalists released, Korea, media values, merit, moral values, North Korea, Oliver North, Ollie North, political values, principles, values, Video