Morality

There's A Very Simple Reason We See So Much Sexual Harassment Today

The creme de la creme of Hollywood, Washington D.C., and journalism are facing a string of sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations the likes …

Conservative View

Ex-Trump adviser: Dems don’t have ‘moral high ground’ on Roy Moore because they back partial-birth abortion

Stephen Moore, a former economic adviser for the Trump campaign, says in the eyes of Alabama voters, Democrats do not have a "moral high ground" …

Rights & Freedoms

Revisiting the scandals of the Clinton presidency

Regarding the Nov. 18 front-page article “Democrats who once defended Clinton now ask: Were we wrong?”:<p>President Bill Clinton set the bar so low for moral behavior in the Oval Office that others who follow him must only meet flawed standards. When President Trump faced accusations during the …

Opinion

The most important values for values voters are technically not values

Values voters are, as the name suggests, voters who say they make their Election Day choices primarily motivated by their moral values, a political …

Elections

Who can decipher these two pages from a Freemason mnemonic book?

<b>A Freemason ritual description from the 19th century is encrypted in two different ciphers. Can a reader find the solutions?</b><p>Frequent readers of …

Encryption

Turkish City Places Indefinite Ban on Public LGBTQ Events

The capital city of Ankara in Turkey has placed a ban on public LGBTQ events indefinitely, citing concerns about safety when it is really about the …

Human Rights

deontology Word of the Day

Definitions for <b>deontology</b><p>ethics, especially that branch dealing with duty, moral obligation, and right action.<p>Learn something<br>new every day<p>GET OUR<p>Word</i> …

Law

MSNBC host goes after pastor for defending Moore: 'Aren’t you a moral leader?'

"Aren't you a moral leader? Isn't that what you're supposed to be advocating for, for moral leadership?"

Alabama Supreme Court

Recorded Talks: Superheroes, Ethics and Justice

From the Marvel and DC cinematic universes to small screen caped-crusaders and vigilantes, superheroes are more popular than ever. But how do …

Comics

The myth of political parties

<i>“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures</i> …

Conservative View

When Is the “Right Time” to Come Forward About Sexual Abuse?

For the past several weeks, we have been inundated with reports of sexual abuse committed by men in seemingly every arena of public and private life. …

Piercings

Gay-marriage win for Australia compromises gay rights worldwide: Teitel

When a nation holds a popular vote or referendum on rights for minorities, it loses the moral high ground— and makes it hard to argue on the world …

Equality

Trump Parched During Animated Defense of Asia Trip

America first trade message has resonated, president says<p>President Donald Trump delivered a passionate defense Wednesday of the “America first” trade …

Politics

Hardik Patel 'sex CD' controversy: Trust our moral police to make mountains out of molehills and ignore real issues

We are a nation of 1.324 billion and rising. And we remain incorrigibly squeamish about sex. Or rather sex that happens outside the confines of the …

India

Straight Talk on the Reality of Marital Chastity

Go visit the Darwins for an excellent discussion of what is, and is not, the role of NFP in marital chastity. A few excerpts, beginning with a recap …

More on Roy Moore

by Dan Savage<b>The Advocate</b>:In a 2002 Alabama Supreme Court opinion Moore called homosexuality “abominable, detestable, unmentionable, and too …

Equality

Kantian comedy: the philosophy of The Good Place

The high concept television comedy The Good Place follows Eleanor (Kristen Bell) who seems to have made it into heaven, or rather, “the Good Place” …

Philosophy

Are Religious People More Moral?

Why do people distrust atheists?<p>A recent study we conducted, led by psychologist Will Gervais, found widespread and extreme moral prejudice against …

Entertainment

COMMENTARY: A war in Paradise — and moral high ground for the Conservatives

There’s trouble in paradise — and it’s bad news for Justin Trudeau’s government. This weekend saw the publication of the Paradise Papers, a data dump …

Liberal Party

Refuting 5 False Theories About Jesus

Who was Jesus really?<p>For the past few weeks I’ve been discussing this question with my high school theology class. Although most of my students have …

Theology

Queen Should Give Tax Haven Cash To Grenfell Survivors, Says Labour MP

Critics line up to call for 'moral leadership' from the Monarch after Paradise Papers scandal.<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>The Queen visited the Grenfell Tower …

Grenfell Tower

Moral Reconstruction, Anyone?

Posted: Nov 07, 2017 12:01 AM<p>That word again: evil. A whiff of sulfur about it, no warmth, no pulse, evil as the actuating force in another mass …

Conservative View

Welcoming refugees is in our national security interest

I am always humbled by the attention given to Veterans Day.<p>The unique experiences I gained during my 28 years and multiple deployments to Iraq and …

Foreign Policy

Surrendering to the Transforming Rule of Grace

<i>So just as sin ruled over all people and brought them to death, now God’s wonderful grace rules instead.</i> <b>Rom. 5:21</b> (NLT)<i>But by the grace of God I am</i> …

Faith

How Multiculturalism Helps Breed Homegrown Terrorism

The deliberate and brutal slayings of innocent people in New York City is still fresh and raw for those directly affected. We are family, friends, …

Conservative View

Talking to a Philosopher About ‘The Good Place’

<i>The Good Place</i> is so enjoyable as a sitcom that it’s easy to forget its thorny, highly complicated premise: the question of how to be a good person. …

Philosophy

How About Targeting the Demographic Most Likely to Wage Jihad?

Posted: Nov 02, 2017 9:52 AM<p>A Muslim immigrant stands accused of waging jihad in New York City. He is accused of spilling innocent blood on American …

Conservative View

The Tories are getting behind all the daftest progressive causes

One of the strange things I keep on hearing about this feeble government is that it has been spurred by Brexit to launch a culture war and reverse the Cameron-era detoxification of the party. They’re taking us back to the 50s, or the Victorian era, or maybe 1065. It’s one of those things one sees …

The Moral of the Story? Arthur Helps Kids Build Character

Adults often ask kids what they want to be when they grow up. A teacher. A firefighter. A ballerina. The list of career choices is endless. I like to …

Parenting

South Africa urge Ireland and France to take 'moral high ground' and accept defeat in race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux has called on Ireland and France to step out of the race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup after World Rugby identified South …

Rugby Union