In modern times, Utilitarianism is the doctrine that we should all strive to pleasure our neighbors. John Stuart Mill said that even if what is being said is true, it is still wrong to censor it. Of course, we cannot take it for granite that all of Mill's assumptions are true.
Wednesday, May 31, 2006
"Is philosophy a waist of time?"
Ah, the hilarity of students (HT: PC):