The Sensible Knave

"I do not see that we are further along today than where Hume left us. The Humean predicament is the human predicament." - W.V.O. Quine

Thursday, October 06, 2005

Human Rights

Isn't it great when people exploit the factor of poverty to gain advantage for the rich? Here are some other recent human rights abuses of note:

  • Heating oil for 5000+ square feet homes is not being discounted.
  • Local broadcast stations are not transmitted digitally on some cable networks.
  • DVD players are not standard in some 2006 SUV models.

Since these depredations of human dignity are going on primarily in the United States, Amnesty International is taking them very seriously