Tapestry

When no option is a good option

Lisa Tessman, a professor of moral philosophy at Binghamton University, says there are moments when doing the right thing is impossible.
Hurricane Katrina holdout Joshua Creek sits on the porch of his house in front of the Memorial Medical Center of New Orleans September 13, 2005. The discovery of at least 44 bodies in an abandoned hospital in New Orleans raised new questions about the response to Hurricane Katrina. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria )

Lisa Tessman, a professor of philosophy at Binghamton University, says sometimes doing the right thing is impossible. And the crisis faced by doctors in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina is a classic example of that.

And two mixed-race Canadians confront the imposter syndrome that comes with not fully embodying an identity, whether it's dietary habits or language.