In times of war, the law falls silent

A famous phrase uttered by Cicero still resonates today, for better and for worse

Alexander Siddig in the role of Star Trek — Deep Space 9’s Doctor Julian Bashir, image from treknews.net

Not long ago I was rewatching an old episode of Star Trek — Deep Space 9, arguably the darkest series of the franchise. Near the end of its run the United Federation of Planets (the “good guys”) is marred in a…

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Philosophy as a Way of Life

by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.org/essays/