Opinion

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Acknowledging a Violent Past: Disney’s Racist Fairy Tales

Given the impact Disney has in shaping young minds, might the company have an obligation to use its power to make amends for past harm?
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Testimony, Conspiracy Theories, and Hume on Miracles

How can we guard against a willingness to be deceived in our quest to see the complete picture?
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Intuitions and the Duty to Aid

What do our intuitions actually tell us? What moral weight should we grant them?
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Can Hyperfemininity Be Radical?

Is there progress regarding sexual politics that can be made by leaning into the male gaze?
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When Should We Be Undemocratic?

On what grounds might barring a politician from ever running for public office again be justified?
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The Cost of Free Speech

Freedoms come with responsibilities and must be balanced against other moral values.
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Immoral Emotions, Intentionality, and Insurrection

We can condemn the violence at the Capitol without also condemning the emotional experiences that precipitated those acts.
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Moral Authority in America

What have these past four years really meant for America's legacy? What is the way forward?
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Time to Let Up or Double Down?

Even with vaccination rollout underway, it's still too early to consider the long-anticipated return to normal.
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How Should One Call It like It Is?

By what standards can we determine the kind of language that is appropriate? How could we possibly reach consensus?