Material Problems Have Moral Solutions

This article was originally published at ValuesandCapitalism.com on April 18, 2013. Is material prosperity the key to moral improvement? For Marxists, the answer is yes (as explained in my last post). In fact, according to Marx’s narrative, the moral and social ills of society are directly attributable to material poverty. The only way to improve moral life, […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Late-Night Debates

This article was originally published by Relevant U on April 4, 2013. We live in a land of opinions. Whether it be gay marriage, Hamlet’s delay or the East-West schism of 1054, university halls, Facebook comment threads and coffeeshops are full of people eager to express their new-found beliefs about every controversial topic imaginable. On […]