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Moral Dilemmas

Behind the Absurd Popularity of Trolley Problem Memes

Linch Zhang | Posted 07.05.2016 | Entertainment
Linch Zhang

The internet is no stranger to sudden bursts of popularity. From the hundreds of millions of views of Rebecca Black's Friday to the million of fans o...

Cub Scout Decision: To Join This "Great Organization", or Not to Join This "Homophobic Relic"?

Rick Penn-Kraus | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Rick Penn-Kraus

Where else do boys get to do so many things, in such a positive way, with their parents? There are many opportunities out there for boys, but relatively few that provide such a well-rounded, positive, and generally non-competitive atmosphere on a regular basis throughout the year.

The Violent Life of a Crime-thriller Writer

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 12.14.2013 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

The potential for violence lives within all of us, and I'm no exception. Violence in my novels is contrived--it's pure fiction--but reflects a core truth about human nature. It's never meant to be gratuitous, but rather serves the story.

What If Swallowing Your Pride Could Expand Your Soul?

Matt Murrie | Posted 05.26.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

What if we didn't have to work at places and in situations in which we were forced to swallow our pride in order to keep (or advance in) our jobs?

Is Drunk Sex Immoral?

Jeremy Stangroom | Posted 02.10.2013 | Home
Jeremy Stangroom

In April of this year, Welsh international soccer star, Ched Evans, was sentenced to five years in gaol after being convicted of the rape of a young woman, who, in the words of the judge, was "extremely intoxicated" and in "no condition to have sexual intercourse."

The God Test: Why Really Everyone Believes

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 01.07.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

Could it be that subconsciously you suspect that it's just wrong to do it -- wrong in a way that transcends your temporality? If not, you would sell your mother's corpse so that it can be made into pet grub?

Casey Anthony, The Jury's Decision And The Neuroscience Of Morality

Michael Graziano | Posted 09.10.2011 | Religion
Michael Graziano

As I saw outrage ripple through the media and the public, I realized that we were witnessing a textbook example of the two different kinds of morality.

5 Tips For Transcending Moral Dilemmas

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

To increase the force of the moral brain, we cannot simply bolster our conviction. Fighting the "negative" side of ourselves often gets us the very thing that we dread.