If you reside in America and it is dinnertime, you have almost certainly broken the law. In his book Three Felonies a Day, civil- liberties lawyer Harvey Silverglate estimates that the average person unknowingly breaks at least three federal criminal laws every day. This toll does not count an avalanche of other laws — for example misdemeanors or civil violations such as disobeying a civil contempt order — all of which confront average people at every turn.
This Morality webpage should have been the very first, but it was long delayed by secondary considerations which I have allowed to distract me. Even today, expect that I shall continue to enhance and fine-tune this page. To myself, morality is very simple, but the objective of helping others to grasp, contemplate, accept and adopt […]
Ever wondered why there aren’t more “criminals” in this whole mortgage mess? Why there aren’t more mortgage broker perp walks? After all, they were predatory lenders, right? And where are the World-wide manhunts for the Wall Street Bankers escaping extradition? What they did to Iceland was against the law… right? Right? For those who want […]
Yes indeed, this is getting a bit off my beaten path, but is surely related in a different way. This issue has churned around in the back of my little head for some years now, and now I guess it’s time. The trigger was reading that the USA has 5% of it’s population in prison, […]