morality

Sick

Revised September 2013 from Sequence 5 text, January 2004 [click for pdf]   Sick, I went with my son, then two years old, to the drugstore in the village where we had a weekend house. It so happened that this… Read More ›

The Beauty of the System

Core piece FROM SEQUENCE 3 September 2001 Subsequently published in Choices: A Chapbook (World Voices, Web del Sol). Introduction added May 2012.   A good deal has been written about tobacco, drug, oil and other companies—companies that have worked to… Read More ›

Of courtesy

FROM SEQUENCE 2 March 2000 We might urge people to do unto others, etc., or, per Kant, to act only in accord with a principle that they would at the same time will to be universal law, but we should… Read More ›

Transgression

FROM SEQUENCE 1 February 1999 Later published in Choices: A Chapbook — World Voices, Web del Sol Reading a female colleague’s stories and a book in which women reflect on their erotic lives, I am reminded of how sexy trains… Read More ›

Fear of the Self

FROM SEQUENCE 1 February 1999 Later published as “Kleptomania and its Discontents” in Choices: A Chapbook — World Voices, Web del Sol I am not sure that a person can decide not to be, say, a kleptomaniac or voyeur, nor does… Read More ›

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