Sunday, September 23, 2012

Imagine a Being Like Nature

Tauriq Moosa:

I want to put an end to this argument, since I’m seeing it frequently touted and pointed to and nodded at like a mantra. Phrase it however you want: “it’s natural”, “it’s a biological urge”, or the corollary, “it’s unnatural”, “not even animals do it”, etc. There are variations - but the essential theme is to line up a (moral) claim with something called “nature”.

Heh heh. Join the club, my friend.


  1. Just read the Coyote Crossing link. Had to wipe off my screen. Randy had to come see what I was laughing at. The explanation seemed to alarm him.

  2. Wiki has covered it, too: