Natural Law, Natural Rights, and Constitutionalism

Thursday, September 8, 2016

To add to links...




Natural Law, Natural Rights, and Constitutionalism



http://www.nlnrac.org/

Ethics sourcepage

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Thanks to James Grindeland for compiling a bunch of material and making a great Intro to Ethics site. Lots from James Rachels and Stuart Rachels here...

http://ethicsintroduction.weebly.com/


With Cheating Only a Click Away, Professors Reduce the Incentive

Saturday, September 3, 2016


 
David Massey for The Chronicle

Corey T. Shipeck, a business student at the U. of Florida, takes courses that require two different models of clicker. Some students bring multiple clickers to class to cover for late-sleeping roommates.


Handheld devices can answer a question—even if a student is home sleeping.
September 04, 2011


As soon as the handheld gadgets called "clickers" hit the University of Colorado at Boulder, Douglas Duncan saw cheating.
The astronomy instructor and director of the Fiske Planetarium was observing a colleague's physics class in 2002, when the university introduced the electronic devices that students use to respond to in-class questions. He glanced at the first row and saw a student with four clickers spread out before him. It turned out that only one was his—the rest belonged to his sleeping roommates.
The student was planning to help his absentee classmates by "clicking in" for the sleepers to mark them present. The physics professor had to tell the student that what he was doing was cheating.

List of Biblical references on "the poor"|

List of Biblical references on "the poor"|

http://www.zompist.com/meetthepoor.html

I teach them all the good I can, and recommend them to others from whom I think they will get some moral benefit. And the treasures that the wise men of old have left us in their writings I open and explore with my friends. If we come on any good thing, we extract it, and we set much store on being useful to one another. - Socrates, Memorabilia
 
 
 
What we maintain is that in none of the problems of life can men afford to lose sight of the storehouse bequeathed to them by the ancients. In the complexus of everything which differentiates man from the brute creation, the voice of antiquity must be heard...

-H. Browne, quoted in "Classics and Citizenship" The Classical Quarterly, 1920