In Weinstein’s Defense

Paz de la Huerta, the woman alleging that she was twice raped by Harvey Weinstein, said that the second time it happened he had manipulated her into letting him into her apartment.  If true, Weinstein deserves to be swiftly and thoroughly punished, but virtually everything… Read More

On Outrage Culture

To all people of normal character and constitution, I ask you to take a moment to reflect on the number of times in your life where you felt genuinely offended.

I Want the Experience Machine

The concept of Utilitarianism, at its foundation, is quite simple and intuitive: the determination of what is right or wrong depends on whether or not, and to what extent, a given action has utility; it’s consequentialism of a kind.