Otology vs. Ethics: A Brief Comparison

Were it not for the sake of a tympanoplasty I received as an eight-year-old — a relatively new procedure, that, relative to the whole course of human endeavor — I’d be deaf in my left ear now. The field of ethical philosophy, meanwhile, has existed for roughly three-thousand years and yet, in most cases, has proved inadequate for contending with that series of horrors commonly referred to as life. What this suggests about the deficiency of the latter discipline, it’s hard to say precisely — except to conclude that it is, indeed, deficient.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s