Category Archives: Ethics and Morality

An Imam Weighs In

While those of us who decry the the decline in traditional notions of Christian morality might take comfort in the Gran Imam’s declaration, keep in mind that one of the effects of this judgment is that¬†Episcopalians are not entitled to … Continue reading

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Unconditional Forgiveness Diminishes God

You and I have no right, religiously or morally, to forgive unconditionally those who do evil … If we sinners are automatically forgiven no matter what we do, why repent? In fact, if we forgive everybody for the evil they … Continue reading

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New York City’s Values – Public Urination OK

From the paper of record today, “New York City is poised to reshape how it treats many so-called quality-of-life offenses, softening its stance toward low-level infractions like public urination and drinking alcohol in public by steering those cases away from … Continue reading

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The Ethical Basis Of Eugenics?

What are the ethical arguments for/against the practice of eugenics? This question is raised in this article within which Francis Collins (“The Language of God“) is quoted as follows: “Francis Collins, director of the US National Institutes of Health, argues … Continue reading

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