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Conclusion: Your ethical duty to increase your respiratory hygiene efforts — such as by donning a face mask — is proportional to your estimation of an increase in the likelihood that your respiratory effluent poses a risk of harmful infection to others.


Two Frameworks for Respiratory Ethics

See also: Goddard, I.W. (2023). A Framework for Personal Respiratory Ethics. Journal of Health Ethics, 19(1).


Conclusion: The meaning of absence of evidence in the aphorism Carl Sagan often cited, “Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence,” is an absence of information, not, as is often misunderstood, information indicating absence.


Conclusion: The bedrock of sexual ethics, consent, is derived from facts of nature and logic, not from the “divine commands” of a supernatural deity.


Paranormal experiences — a short essay proposing a neurological explanation for body-transcending experiences. A more comprehensive presentation is found in, What do we perceive and how do we perceive it?, which is cited by Visser (2014) and Tajalli (2017).

Cosmic consciousness — an essay proposing a logical structure of the cosmic-consciousness experience possibly outlining its neurological mapping routine as well as laying groundwork for a holistic logic.

Identity defined — proposes a dual structure of identity, as a product of both similarity and difference is demonstrated with whole numbers. Cited by Malesevic (2006) and Petrunic (2007) and Randjelovic (2019).

Logic of yoga — considering a simple mathematical model of yoga philosophy.

A logic and semantics for imperatives — proposes a logic and semantics for imperative statements based on a standard modal-logic framework. It is also published in Noesis (2008) 187 and is cited by Brożek (2013) and Srinivasan & Parthasarathi (2017).


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