I write about corrupt people. I expose them, using their own words and deeds. Nothing else. I hold up the mirror and show them their reflection. They do not like it. They complain.
I do this because it matters. It is as simple and complex as that because when injustice and lies explode in your gut and you do nothing and when they see fees where you see laws, the moral imperative to police the corrupt is in play.
Philosopher Julian Baggini, writing in BBC news said, “Revealing simple truths about simplistic
falsehoods is not just a minor philosophical task, like doing the dishes at Descartes’ Diner while the real geniuses
cook up the main courses. For when it comes to the relevance of philosophy to real life, all the commitments
we make on the big issues are determined by considerations which are ultimately quite straightforward…
Any individual or group is shown to be ridiculous when only their pathetic and partial view of the world is taken to be everything.”