I Value IntellectualHonesty

I value intellectual honesty.   Harvard ethicist Louis M. Guenin describes the “kernel” of intellectual honesty to be “a virtuous disposition to eschew deception when given an incentive for deception”. Intentionally committed fallacies in debates and reasoning are called intellectual dishonesty.   Intellectual honesty is an applied method of problem solving, characterized by an unbiased, honest attitude, which can be demonstrated in a number of different ways:   *One’s personal beliefs do not interfere with the pursuit of truth;   *Relevant facts and information are not purposefully omitted even when such things may contradict one’s hypothesis;   *Facts are presented in an unbiased manner, and not twisted to give misleading impressions or to support one view over another;   *References, or earlier work, are acknowledged where possible, and plagiarism is avoided....

Equal Human value

I don’t really classify humans by whom they are as a being, instead I strive to only judge people by how they act and the behaviors they do or promote others to do. To me, we all have equal value as people. I am against hierarchy structures of people. I find more connection in heterarchy social order. A heterarchy is a system of organization where the elements of the organization are unranked (non-hierarchical) or where they possess the potential to be ranked a number of different...

Kindness is Good for You

“Mortality is delayed, depression is reduced and well-being and good fortune are increased. Committing acts of kindness lowers blood pressure. … Witnessing acts of kindness produces oxytocin, occasionally referred to as the ‘love hormone’ which aids in lowering blood pressure and improving our overall...

Babies & Morality?

“They believe babies are in fact born with an innate sense of morality, and while parents and society can help develop a belief system in babies, they don’t create one. A team of researchers at Yale University’s Infant Cognition Center, known as The Baby Lab, showed us just how they came to that...

Only a Human

May I remember before anything I am or think myself to be, I am human, one of billions all over the earth just other humans like me. We need to see past what can separate us and see how we are all the same. A tree cannot grow healthy without enough water and light. Neither can humanity surviving and flourish to greatness without kindness and love.   Human beings need support and encouragement to grow healthy as well. We are not alone we are all connected in this life. May I set an example in my thoughts and actions which would even inspire me and empower me to not only champion human freedom but do it with the liberation of...