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Moral Obligation

The Moral Obligations You Have In Old Age

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 12.09.2016 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Recently I took a philosophy mini-course called 'Conscientious Citizenship,' which explored our moral obligations largely through the heroic image of Socrates, who accepted a death sentence as a matter of principle and loyalty to his nation.

Running Clean or Running Scared?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

When you think of the type of leader you want to represent you in government, what do you wish for? I'm guessing you'd prefer to have someone who is b...

The Titanic, Climate Change And Avoidable Tragedies

Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2012 | Religion
Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D.

Like the Titanic, our present-day industrial civilization is a marvel of human ingenuity, and yet, a reckoning looms on the horizon.

Don't turn the page on our translators

Zachary J. Iscol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zachary J. Iscol

Last night, in a sobering prime time address from the Oval Office, President Obama called for us to turn the page on Iraq. But for thousands of Iraqi...

The Latino Community Wants Accountability in 2010

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

The promise of change that energized voting and participation in 2008 is bringing hundreds of Latino community leaders to Washington today.

Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

As if blaming immigrants for global warming, the financial crisis, and every other ill that is currently affecting our society wasn't enough, Mark Kri...

Health Care, Immigrants, and the Character of Our Country

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

With an issue like health, the faith community has a unique and important role to play -- to define and raise the moral issues beneath the policy debate.

If You Escaped the Meltdown, What Should You Do?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Let's say that someone has avoided the worst of the economic meltdown and actually wants to help. The influence of fear, selfishness, uncertainty, caution, and pessimism still clouds the issue.