Here it is, a rundown of interesting articles I’ve come across recently, to consider for your weekend readings:
The hidden biases that drive anti-vegan hatred. (BBC)
Making sense of morality: Alasdair MacIntyre’s ethics. (Medium) I don’t make sense of ethics that way, but MacIntyre is one of the leading contemporary figures in virtue ethics.
What, if anything, can psychics tell us about all of this? Demand for their services has illuminated another kind of health crisis. (New York Times) They can’t tell us anything, except that people who feel their life is out of control often resort to pseudoscience and superstition. But we knew that already.
Sex is not an act. Why you can’t separate what goes on between the sheets with what happens before and after. (Medium)
How religion shaped modern economics. In the 18th century, a new Protestant belief that people have control over their destinies fostered the rise of free-market ideas. (Wall Street Journal) Far too upbeat for my taste, but some good points.