Public Morality and the Lure of Profit

Sep 21, 2015 by

by David L Tubbs, Public Discourse: The liberal campaign to redefine marriage is not over. Attempts to secure constitutional rights to polygamy and polyamory are on the way. Conservatives must pursue a new strategy to thwart private corporations from undermining public morality if we hope to prevent further changes to the institution of marriage and protect other vital elements of public morality. Even after the economic slowdown of the last eight years, the high standard of living in the...

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Five Consequences of America’s Moral Collapse

Aug 14, 2015 by

By John Hawkins, Townhall.com: Americans have become so “non-judgmental” that many people can no longer tell the difference between good and evil. We congratulate ourselves for being “nicer,” more sensitive and less prejudiced than past generations of Americans, but we don’t stop to consider how much more there is to morality than that. An America that isn’t full of good people won’t remain a good nation, nor will it remain strong and free over the long haul. Our country’s lack of morality has...

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Capitalism as a moral force

Jun 21, 2015 by

Tim Montgomerie interviews Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. The former Chief Rabbi also speaks about his new book, “Not in God’s Name”

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The mysterious case of the missing morality

Jun 12, 2015 by

By Robert R Reilly, MercatorNet: Why have the pro-natural family forces been losing in court? Intentionally or not, Judge Richard Posner explained the reason in a 7th Circuit Court ruling (Sept. 4, 2014), in which he decided against the Indiana and Wisconsin laws restricting marriage to a man and a woman: “The state [Wisconsin] does not mention Justice Alito’s invocation [in the Windsor case] of a moral case against same-sex marriage, when he states in his dissent that ‘others explain...

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The Liberalism of Adult Autonomy

Jun 5, 2015 by

By Ross Douthat, New York Times: Reflecting both on Caitlyn né Bruce Jenner and the Gallup data that inspired my own sojourn into polygamy, Damon Linker argues that social conservatives (in particular, his friend and mine Rod Dreher) are wrong to portray the rise of social liberalism as a matter of individualism unbound from all moral restraint. Rather, it represents the triumph of one distinctive moral code, the morality of rights, over another, the morality of ends: Consider that [Gallup]...

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Christians are neither prudes nor libertines

Apr 15, 2015 by

By Michael D O’Brien, LifeSite: It is sometimes asked, usually whenever sexual morality is being argued: “Are Christians prudes?” “If only we were!” sighs many an exasperated parent, wishing we could go back to a time when sexual temptations of the most extreme kind did not assault the young at every turn, to a time, moreover, when our present state of affairs would not for an instant have appeared to be normal. Of course, the longing for an age when Christian morality was the norm in...

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