Our Mental and Moral Freefall

May 12, 2018 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, Culture Watch: When the moral state of a nation heads downwards, so does its mental state. The two seem to be closely linked: as we become more and more immoral as a culture, we seem to become more and more stupid as well. Moral myopia and mental moonbattery seem to go hand in...

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Moral Education in the Shadow of the Holocaust

May 1, 2018 by

by Randall Smith, Public Discourse: Why do some ordinary men and women commit horrible atrocities, while others resist, even if it costs their lives? Studies of the Holocaust offer a potent critique of our customary approaches to moral education. In the early morning hours of July 13, 1942, the...

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Integrity

Apr 10, 2018 by

by Rodney Green, Jubilee Centre: Whoever walks in integrity walks securely. Proverbs 10:9 Science can only succeed when it is grounded in integrity. Sir Paul Nurse.[1] Success without integrity means nothing. Hugo Boss. Summary Knowing to whom we are accountable lies at the heart of integrity. Is...

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On Moral Absolutes and Discerning Right from Wrong

Apr 9, 2018 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch: There is perhaps no greater need today in the West than for people to be able to distinguish right from wrong. Most folks have altogether lost their moral compasses and are simply roaming aimlessly in an ethical no-man’s land. Moral absolutes have been jettisoned...

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Why Christian Sexual Morality is Rejected

Apr 7, 2018 by

by James Kalb, Crisis Magazine: There are good arguments for traditional Christian sexual morality (CSM), but even so it’s fallen out of favor. Many in the Church have given up on it, saying it’s at most an ideal no one can be held to. What would be needed to bring it back and make it effective? A...

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The tragedy of self-indulgent sex

Mar 1, 2018 by

by Andrew Mullins, MercatorNet: It is 50 years since Paul VI, in Humanae Vitae, predicted four effects of the widespread use of contraception: first, “conjugal infidelity and the general lowering of morality” would become widespread; second, there would be a loss of respect for women; third,...

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