3 07, 2013

10 Seinfeld Spin-Offs

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Leave it to Jerry Seinfeld to create something fresh and funny about three things you don’t normally think of together. His Internet show, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, is a well-deserved hit, and the second season features such luminaries as Sarah Silverman, David Letterman, and Don Rickles. Each short episode is a lighthearted attempt to answer a serious question: what makes something funny? […]

2 07, 2013

Contest!

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Match each quotation below with the film or TV show it’s from. The first person with all of the correct answers wins an audiobook! […]

26 06, 2013

Tony Soprano: Role Model

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How is it possible that the ultra-violent gangster Tony Soprano can be considered a role model? Read this.

20 06, 2013

Ethics vs. Morality

By | June 20th, 2013|Ethics in the News|6 Comments

Is there a difference between morality and ethics? Not historically. In fact, the word “morality” comes from moralis, a Latin word that Cicero coined as a translation of the Greek word ethikos, which is the origin of the term “ethics.” Thus “morality” is to “ethics” what chapeau is to “hat” or caliente is to “hot.” […]

27 05, 2013

Memorial Day

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Thank you to the brave men and woman who have served--and continue to serve--our country so valiantly. I admire and respect your courage and commitment.