Why Are Progressives So Afraid Of Being Complicit In Harm?


If you’re a secular liberal, you’d find the approach to morality I was raised with both claustrophobic and alien. Progressive morality operates according to a beefed-up version of the Hippocratic Oath: doctors may swear to “first, do no harm” in their medical practice, but progressives elevate avoiding harm to a universal principle, the bedrock of all ethical thinking.



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Sophia Burns

Paganism, Buddhism, Classics, philosophy, LGBTQ culture, and the art of living well. Former activist; I don’t trust culture war. http://patreon.com/sophiaburns