Thoughts on morality and utilitarianism

"Morality is subjective." If you're about to drop that bomb on someone trying to have a logical argument on morals or ethics, don't do it. It kills the discussion without any productive outcome. There's nothing wrong with the statement itself, but it's ultimately a useless assertion. Subjectiveness is mostly seen as a shapeshifting blob that … Continue reading Thoughts on morality and utilitarianism


Laziness and irony

Laziness is right at the top on my list of character flaws. Which is why I have┬ánever been much interested in sports. Ironically, I carry with me a permanent sports injury. In 10th standard, I was playing as a replacement goalkeeper. The original guy was injured. Halfway through the match, a player stepped on my … Continue reading Laziness and irony

The story of stuff

Some courses require us to write a "reflection sheet" after each lecture. And what better way to make it bearable than blogging about it? The documentary Story of Stuff, shown to us during the first lecture of Socio-cultural Environment of Business, describes the negative effects and unsustainability of the modern culture of consumerism. It drew … Continue reading The story of stuff