Curmudgeon's Corner, Ethics and Morals, Philosophy, science fiction

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Honor in an Orwellian World

Written by Sanford Begley Originally published at the Otherwhere Gazette in March 2015   Most SF fans believe in honor. How can you read stories about heroes and not? I think we all believe we are honorable, I know I do. We can’t be certain though, we all fall short of our ideals, all we can… Read More Curmudgeon’s Corner: Honor in an Orwellian World


Justice, Part 2

Continuing with my look at the Herbert Packer paper, Two Models of the Criminal Process, which I started yesterday. There are many problematic areas of the Justice System as it stands now. The pure Due Process model is ideal, but as I pointed out yesterday, reality is closer to a blend of the Crime Control… Read More Justice, Part 2