Tag: ideas

Philosophical conundrums – Good

How can “good” be a conundrum? Surely all humans would agree on the basic basket of characteristics reflective of that which we consider “good”? But what about capital G “Good”…? How much can we agree on what is Good? (for simplicity, let’s stick to using “Good” with a capital “G” to designate our all-encompassing version of what is right and appropriate with the world, versus…


What is the “cost” of maintaining a society?

Broad discussion on community costs, services and taxes is often polarised into two distinct schools of thought. “Property is theft” (Proudhon)   “Private ownership is fundamental to individual freedom” (comment seen posted on a website forum) Perhaps it is time to bring some thinking to the table that is not too strongly aligned with either? What sort of society would…