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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Good Intentions Make Good Morals

Good Intentions Make Good Morals

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist September 3, 2017

What’s the best argument you can come up with for not acting to redress moral wrongs? Maybe that moral responsibility is connected to culpability, and because you can’t be blamed for most of the world’s...

The Bleeding Heart Question

Cyril Burchenal, Columnist February 16, 2017

Would you, the informed reader, say that political divide is largely a moral issue? I’d say so. In daily conversation it seems that a great deal of the conversation is based upon what any given person...

Cultural Awareness Shouldn’t Preclude Cultural Critique

Olivia Gilbert, Columnist April 14, 2016
When taken to its logical conclusion, glossing over of cultural practices as “just different” presupposes critical discussion.

Are Vegans Smug Enough?

Tino Mori, Columnist November 12, 2015
Don’t let the persona of the vegan stereotype dressed in an organic hemp sweater distract you from their message.

On state-sponsored messages

Spencer Wharton November 24, 2011

A month or so ago, as part of a joint field trip with my Lenses of Culture and Waste and Pollution classes, we went to Osaka to visit the Osaka Human Rights Museum. Organizing thirty American students...

A Bitter Reflection

Spencer Wharton October 17, 2011

I failed to do the right thing today. I was walking home. I live near a middle school and an elementary school, so depending on when I get off the train, I occasionally run into a ton of students on my...

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