Nathan Bloom


The third wave of feminism

Feminists would be wise to look at women’s rights as human rights.


May 29, 2009

Inhuman nature

Torture is wrong not because it is spiritually degrading, but because it is physically harmful.


May 1, 2009

Stirring the soul

Politics must be based on rational analysis instead of instinctive character assessments.


April 17, 2009

The justification for justice

Pro-Palestine arguments are based on incorrect assumptions about fairness.


April 7, 2009

The right fit

Employers should look beyond superficial qualities in hiring staff.


March 6, 2009

Working in theory

Theory provides the context for moral distinctions between different actions


February 20, 2009

The banality of torture

Putting torture into the mainstream is not bad, since it reminds us just how common the practice actually is


February 6, 2009

Inspiration without perspiration

There are enough role models out there—it’s time to stop admiring and start emulating


January 23, 2009

Rushing into peace

A reckless peace, just like a reckless war, will benefit neither party


January 9, 2009

Long divisions ahead

Obama’s message of unity serves only to alienate those not subscribing


November 11, 2008