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Moral Values

Bernie and Common Good Capitalism Movement

Terry Mollner | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics
Terry Mollner

Senator Bernie Sanders now needs to make a decision. Should his movement be a fundamental movement, political movement, or both?

Ivanka Schmanka

Suzanne Paschall | Posted 06.01.2016 | Comedy
Suzanne Paschall

So I grew up in Kansas at a time when the state was Republican, but had a Democrat as its governor. Is it any wonder I was politically conflicted? The...

Have We Lost Our Sense Of Community: "Sunday Soul" Finds A Way Back

Lia Miller | Posted 05.05.2016 | Black Voices
Lia Miller

Thinking beyond yourself, doing your part, getting involved and giving to others knowing that when you are in need, it will come back to you ... that is the essence of love.

The Right Way To Get Angry At Work

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 04.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Not all anger is created equal. Some types of anger -- particularly "moral anger," a concept we delineate in a recent paper published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior -- may be crucial to the health of our institutions.

Adam Smith: A Theory of Moral Capitalism?

FIXCapitalism | Posted 04.05.2016 | Politics
FIXCapitalism

By Scott Dewey British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the "Iron Lady" of the UK's local version of the global neoliberal conservative reaction o...

The Turing Test

Paul Pizzala | Posted 03.24.2016 | Business
Paul Pizzala

The Turing test goes something along the lines of not being able to distinguish machine behavior from that of a human as a sign of artificial intelligence.

Chronicle of Health Creation: The Shadow in Berwick's Call for a 'Moral Era' for Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

The shocking shadow lurking in Berwick's "moral era" made me recall the names of the cascade of reform activities on the way to this reckoning -- and of the shadow each holds. Can this call to purpose rein in the beast?

Global issues: Faith-based and balanced persons can make the difference

Frank Heinrich | Posted 03.07.2016 | Religion
Frank Heinrich

The World Culture Festival 2016 in Delhi features 35 years of working for peace - that is what the "Art of Living Foundation" stands for. There is no ...

Failure in Flint: The Moral Responsibility of Public Servants

Terry Newell | Posted 02.23.2016 | Politics
Terry Newell

The public health crisis due to high lead levels in the water supply of Flint, Michigan has claimed many victims. The most damaged have been Flint's r...

Feeling Stuck? 5 Reasons Why Values Matter

Karen Naumann | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Karen Naumann

Values are like the mitochondria in a cell. They are our powerhouse. So, living a life where you keep compromising your values, is like a small flame that will eventually burst into a fire, and you'll be the first one to get burned.

How Retiring To Rural Panama Changed My Outlook On Life

Peg Fairbairn | Posted 12.04.2015 | Fifty
Peg Fairbairn

A $20 soccer ball changed my life. Or at least my attitude toward life. Here's how.

The Surprising Difference Between Careerism and Leadership

Bill George | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Bill George

Before you take on a leadership role, ask yourself: "What motivates me to lead this organization?" If the honest answers are simply power, prestige and money, you are at risk of being trapped by external gratification as your source of fulfillment.

Politics and Religious Values

Terry Newell | Posted 10.07.2015 | Religion
Terry Newell

The notion that there is a "wall of separation" between church and state is either in serious danger or increasingly destructive of religious freedom, if we listen to the loudest voices in recent months.

Recalibrating Purpose

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

In my quest for a goalless life, I have taken the opportunity to recalibrate the purpose of my work and check-in with what I am in service of.

On Abortion: Pope Francis Opens the Doors of Mercy for Women

Stan Chu Ilo | Posted 09.03.2015 | Religion
Stan Chu Ilo

Pope Francis' extension of the faculty to forgive the sin of abortion in the Jubilee year to priests is a huge gesture to women especially in the Global South.

Inequality -- "X" Marks the Spot -- Dig Here

Stan Sorscher | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics
Stan Sorscher

In 2002, I heard an economist characterizing this figure as containing a valuable economic insight. He wasn't sure what the insight was. I have my own answer.

A Few Confederate Flags Down, But Thousands of Trappings Remain

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 06.26.2016 | Religion
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

No portrait in any house had ever shocked me more. I recently drove through Mississippi, and stopped in a town known for its extensive pre-Civil War architecture.

What Special Athletes Can Teach Us About Parenting; Father's Day Edition

Joe De Sena | Posted 06.21.2016 | Parents
Joe De Sena

Joe Galasso is clinical psychologist who specializes with individuals with disabilities and also with professional athletes. There is a specific part of his job that he holds close to his heart; working with Special Athletes.

Morality, Religion and Experimenting on You

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 06.04.2016 | Religion
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

To improve the process of ethical oversight of research, we need to change our attitudes, and recognize far more fully that complicated moral issues, strains and vagaries are involved.

What Good Is Technological Progress Without Moral Progress?

Queen Rania al Abdullah | Posted 05.06.2016 | Impact
Queen Rania al Abdullah

How about we pause, put down our devices, look up and listen to our hearts and our consciences? Not so much 'connectivity' as just connecting with each other. And if that moral progress could keep pace with technological progress then that would be, well, real progress.

'Green News Report' - May 5, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The race for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination just doubled in ...

Build a Career (and Life!) That's Aligned With Your Values

Leisa Peterson | Posted 05.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leisa Peterson

We live in a world where it's easy to feel pushed into job duties that are not in alignment with our sense of right and wrong. Perhaps you've been ask...

The Fountain of Youth: A Childhood Lesson in Healthy Competition

Katy Blevins | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Katy Blevins

I'm a big fan of reality tv. There, I said it. Shame on me. I love nothing more than to be sucked into the relentless drama of the human race, captured in minute, ridiculously over-the-top egotistical fashion. Me, me, me. I, I, I. Everyone for themselves. Survival of the fittest. Kill or be killed. I love it.

Lowering My Standards to Match My Behavior

Allison Hudson | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Allison Hudson

"Want to have some self-esteem?" she asked. "Do estimable things." That was a novel idea. But little by little it is exactly what I did, and then one day I looked in the mirror and really liked the person I was becoming.

Is Networking in Meditation Groups a Moral Issue?

Ken McLeod | Posted 01.31.2015 | Religion
Ken McLeod

Is meditation good for your career? According to a recent article in the NY Times, the answer is an unequivocal "Yes." But does this violate the sacredness of the practice?