The Arrogance of the Righteous

Righteous Brothers My thanks to “J” at The Nutbox for couching the Sabah conflict a while back in terms that make impeccable sense. That discussion inspired this article. Perhaps I will say much the same thing, in far less eloquent words. My views herein are shaded by the knowledge that the Righteous Brothers, a popular singing … Continue reading

The Hierarchy of Loyalties and Ethics III

King Solomon’s Decision By Edgar Lores     The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual’s own reason and critical analysis. – The Dalai Lama Part 3 – Revelations   The Informal Approach – Three Rules on Interactions In Part 2, we discussed the Hierarchy of Loyalties as a representation of the world and … Continue reading

The Hierarchy of Loyalties and Ethics II

By Edgar Lores Law is born from despair of human nature. – Jose Ortega y Gasset   Part 2 – The New Paradigm The Model as a Representation of the Real World In Part 1, we described the beginnings of the Hierarchy of Loyalty, its composition and some of its characteristics. The observation made in … Continue reading

The Hierarchy of Loyalties and Ethics

Guest Article by Edgar Lores “The unexamined life is not worth living.” – Plato Part I – The Making of a Model Genesis On a midmorning at the turn of the century, I sat down to examine my life using that indispensable tool of quantitative and qualitative analysis known as Microsoft Excel.   I must have been … Continue reading