Morality

Even John Oliver Can’t Believe Trump Lost a Morality Battle to the N.F.L.

“When you have lost the moral high ground to Roger f**king Goodell, something is horribly wrong.”<p>While millions of Puerto Ricans struggled to get through the weekend after Hurricane Maria all but destroyed the country’s infrastructure, <b>President Donald Trump</b> focused his attention on something that …

Condé Nast

Charting a path forward after Charlottesville

As an educator, citizen and particularly as a member of the Charlottesville and University of Virginia communities for 30 years, I was deeply troubled and saddened by what happened here last month. Hate visited our community. The words and actions of the neo-Nazi, white supremacists and Klan who …

Opinion

Design Ethics and Mixed Reality

Addictive by Design<p>You are probably familiar with the situation: You are working on something and a Facebook message or a push notification pops up …

Augmented Reality

Top 10 technical aspects of SFF creative writing by A J Dalton

A J Dalton is the author of the fantasy trilogy <b>Empire of the Saviours</b>, <i>The Book of Orm</i> and <i>The Book of Angels</i>. He is also a lecturer in Creative …

Writing

Trudeau’s UN flop was a sad display of moral relativism

It was quite the study in contrasts. Last Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump stood in front of a packed house at the United Nations to deliver a …

Canadian News

Moral Imperative

As we gather tonight, our nation is at war, our economy is in recession, and the civilized world faces unprecedented dangers. Yet the state of our …

War

America first? Trump to take in Australia's REJECTED immigrants

Posted September 20, 2017 12:25 PM by Daniel Horowitz<p>President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shake hands during their …

Conservative View

The Good Place Is Still TV Heaven

NBC’s quirky hit returns with more moral philosophy, food puns, and otherworldly humor.<p><b>This story contains spoilers through the whole first season of The Good Place.</b><p>The moment <i>The Good Place</i> transformed from genially quirky sitcom to malevolently brilliant work of art came at the end of the first …

TV

LISTEN: KPMG must account for politically motivated, immoral conduct – Booi

KPMG has been invited to parliament to shed clarity on its involvement with Sars and the report it delivered, which implicated former minister of …

News (South Africa)

KPMG must be taken to task and will answer for their immoral conduct - ANC

CAPE TOWN - The ANC says that it has noted KPMG withdrawing some aspects of their report on the South African Revenue Services (Sars) so called …

KPMG

Congress, passing DACA is now a moral responsibility

There is an old proverb that says, “The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second-best time is now.” When it comes to The DREAM Act …

Immigration

Why Trump Sees Moral Clarity in London and Complexity in Charlottesville

The president’s divergent responses to two apparent terror attacks speak volumes about his approach to politics.<p>For the second time in a month, President Trump has rushed to condemn a terrorist attack abroad as the work of Islamist terrorists, speaking out before the facts are known even to local …

Politics

Morality Is Negotiable for Mr. Trump

This week President Trump reached a deal with Democrats to enshrine into law protections for young illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children. Within a matter of days, these young people went from fearing deportation to homelands some had never known, to having a potential shot at …

Opinion

CUPP: Clinton’s criticisms miss the mark

Hillary Clinton’s “What Happened” reads like a therapy session in which the losing presidential candidate works through the five stages of grief in …

Elections

Rewriting American History: The Fallacies Behind Statue Removal

Advertisement - story continues below<p>Following the Charlottesville, Virginia demonstrations, a national movement seems to have taken root to remove …

Conservative View

Pope warns world will 'go down' if its leaders ignore climate change

Hurricanes that lashed the United States and the Caribbean were a warning to world leaders that humanity would "go down" if it did not address …

Australian News

Suu Kyi has 'moral responsibility' to defend Rohingya: Nobel winners

Five women who won the Nobel peace prize have told Aung San Suu Kyi she has a personal and moral responsibility to defend the Rohingya people in …

News (Ireland)

How to Respond When People Say, ‘Who Am I to Judge?’

There was a rhetorical question posed a couple of years ago by a certain famous Catholic, and it was heard round the world. He said, “Who am I to …

Veganism’s moral high ground just needs some serious flavour to save the planet: Teitel

I am talking about veganism, the great green hope of planet Earth — the plant-based lifestyle that could cut annual greenhouse gas emissions in …

Climate

The Single-Payer Insanity

The Democrats’ presidential contenders are rushing to embrace Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ plan. Have they learned nothing?<p>On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders will introduce a new version of his long-standing proposal to provide “Medicare for All,” creating single-payer health insurance …

Health Care

Pope Francis on Climate Change Deniers: 'Man Is Stupid'

Pope Francis once again spoke out against climate change deniers during an in-flight press conference from Columbia to Rome on Sunday.<p>As the papal …

Climate

No, It’s Not ‘Moral Relativism’ to Oppose Nuking North Korea

Alexis de Tocqueville, a French aristocrat who achieved fame through his observations about early American democracy, noted that American political …

Conservative View

'Chappaquiddick' Toronto Review: A Morality Tale About Ted Kennedy

TIFF 2017: John Curran’s real-life drama turns out to be no hatchet job on late senator’s notorious involvement in fatal car accident<p>For those who …

Entertainment

Pope Francis says DACA repeal not "pro-life" and refutes climate change deniers

On the flight back to Rome from Cartagena on Sept. 10, Pope Francis addressed two questions that are much discussed in the United States today: the …

Christianity

Muslim Woman Attacks Salesperson Over Lingerie Placement

Germany has become a safe haven for refugees and their families — some fleeing from war-torn countries who truly want a better life, and some who …

U.S. Army

Dem Sen: GOP ignoring 'moral responsibility' on climate change

"Every Senate R except for one voted for [Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott] Pruitt," Schatz wrote on Twitter Saturday. "The …

Climate

Science Fiction and the Moral Imagination now published

My new book, <i>Science Fiction and the Moral Imagination: Visions, Minds, Ethics</i>, has just been published by Springer in trade paperback and Kindle …

Science Fiction

Nicola Sturgeon has a moral imperative to talk about taxes to gain voters' trust

The revelation that President Trump could promote his Turnberry golf resort using money from the public purse does not inspire confidence.<p>Nicola …

Nicola Sturgeon

A letter to … my extra-clingy, overprotective mother

The letter you always wanted to write<p>Occasionally, I let my mind torture me. I wonder what it must be like to have any level of autonomy, any sense of agency. You have never let me know a world that did not revolve around you, although you will deny this and say you willingly sacrificed your life …

Writing

Uncle T-20 cricket confesses to daughters abuse

HAFIZABAD-Mehar Muhammad Zaman, popularly known as Uncle T-20 cricket, who was arrested by the Vanike Tarar police few days ago, on the charge of …

Crime