The Banality of Institutions (via Bad Conscience)

I'm increasingly interested in the role of institutions in people's lives, and the way those institutions affect the moral choices and outcomes people find themselves committed to  – or implicated in. In particular, I think we should pay attention to the ways in which people find themselves compelled to do questionable acts, or participate in dubious programmes, because of institutional allegiances they've already committed to. I have two example … Read More

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