Daily Archives: March 5, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 9: two keys

https://pixabay.com/en/castle-castle-gate-goal-cyrillic-2776101/ *** TWO KEYS *** Angel has two keys Both keys must open the gate One gold, one silver *** NOTE: The gold key is the God-given authority to absolve — forgive — a person who has sinned. The silver … Continue reading

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NOTES on Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) and John Stuart Mill (1806-1873): An Act is Right or Wrong According to Its Consequences

https://pixabay.com/en/ethics-wordcloud-consequentialism-947570/  Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832): The Father of Utilitarianism Jeremy Bentham is the father of utilitarianism. He was aware of the bad results of the Industrial Revolution: child labor, sweat shops, poor wages, bad working conditions, long hours, crowded living quarters, … Continue reading

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