Category Archives: morality

Does Cultural Opinion Equal Morality?

Brendan Eich resigned as CEO of Mozilla in the face of protests to his past opposition to gay marriage. HGTV pulled a show featuring David and Jason Benhem when their outspoken Christian beliefs created backlash. Donald Sterling has been banned from the NBA and will likely be forced to sell the Los Angeles Clippers because

How Do You Raise Moral Children?

What is your number one priority for your child? In an article in last Sunday’s New York Times Dr. Adam Grant of Wharton Business School says that several studies reveal that most parents place far greater emphasis on caring than achievement. Now if you are even a fraction as cynical as I am, you probably

Where Does All That Moral Outrage Come From?

These days, we hear a great deal about being non-judgmental. Everyone’s views are valid. No one has a right to tell others what they should believe or do. Just live and let live. There’s just one problem with all of this: no one actually seems to believe it. To see what I mean, make a

A Problem for Atheists

Atheists and agnostics often cite the existence of evil in the universe as a real problem for anyone who believes in a traditional notion of God. And the argument is not without force. At some point, nearly everyone—believer and skeptic alike—wrestles with the difficulty of an all-good, all-powerful God presiding over a world in which