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April 5th. Solidarity

The Owner is sad again. What is wrong? I ask. It is Ecuador, says the Owner, they are having a terrible time. This virus is destroying so much that is good. Is there not enough to worry about here? I ask. Aristotle said Solidarity involves making the interests of your […]

March 25th. Relatively Better.

The Owner is looking Surprisingly Bouncy. Are you Feeling Better? I ask. Much, says the Owner, thank you for asking. Not at all, I say. I am delighted for you. Squeaky Cat makes a Small Sound of Affirmation, Indicating that he is also Thrilled. Silence falls. Are you not going […]

March 8th. Possibility.

Hergest, says the Owner, is it Possible that you have eaten my favourite Bamboo sock? Not knowingly, I say, although it depends what you mean by Possible. Do you mean is it Epistemically Possible (that is, from yours or my perspective of knowledge, it is in theory possible), or do […]

February 22nd. Art.

The Owner and I bring home her new Poster from the Framing Person and I help her Unwrap it. As a Moral Dog, you will appreciate this, Hergest, she says. It is a Work of Art. We will enjoy Hanging it Together. I am, given this kind of build up, […]

February 16th. The Principle.

Hergest, you are not Sharing the Bed, says the Owner. We have to Establish a Principle. But I have always been allowed on the Bed, I say. We have established this as a Principle and a Right. You cannot Retrospectively Limit the Rights the Moral Dog has been Granted. This […]

February 6th. Time.

The Owner says we must hurry because it is 7am and time to go. But I am tired, I say. I need to sleep. You should not be tired, says the Owner, as it is 7am. Or, I say, because the Moral Dog is Deeply Philosophical, it should not be […]

January 15th. The Moral Leader.

Jeremy says he is Standing Down as our Leader, and we have to Choose his Replacement. But who should we Choose? We ask. Jeremy says he Doesn’t Want to Say. Bercow says That’s Just Typical. Jeremy says that in a Democracy when a Moral Leader Steps Down he does not […]