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Hello - how should we respond when we argue that certain behaviours in past eras

Ethics History Read another response about Ethics, HistoryShare Hello - how should we respond when we argue that certain behaviours in past eras were immoral or unjust, only to be criticised for viewing historical events through contemporary eyes, ie. what seem like unsavoury actions such as Genghis Khan's massacres, the torture of 'unbelievers', or even Henry VIII's cruel dispatching of some of his wives, simply reflected the norms and zeitgeist of the times and, therefore, cannot be judged in any way as [More]

Abortion, Women & the Right

For years, the right has been passing anti-choice laws in the hope they will end up in the Supreme Court and lead to the overturning of Roe v Wade. Alabama passed such a law. More recently, Texas passed a diabolically clever law crafted to effectively ban abortion . My adopted plague land state of Florida [More]