November meetup: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

November meetup: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Respect, and importantly the lack of it, is personal. It can deeply affect how we feel about ourselves and about those around us. But what is respect? Sometimes people say “you have to earn respect; it’s not a given”. Although this slogan is widely accepted, it...
Notes on the ethical foundations

Notes on the ethical foundations

I’d like to start by stating how impressed I am with the initiative behind, and the work already carried out by, Ethical Reading. It’s clear that meeting the serious challenges we face (as individuals, as local communities, and on a global scale) is going to require...