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Religion and Ethics

Pre-Thanksgiving Stories -- Local Homeless Purges Across Nation

David Tereshchuk | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
David Tereshchuk

It's a long-standing media tradition, and not just among the BHLM ("bleeding-heart-liberal-media") to mark Thanksgiving by paying some attention -- be it sincere or merely dutiful -- to those citizens who clearly don't have a lot to be thankful for.

A Faith That Can Change Is A Faith That Lasts

John Backman | Posted 11.19.2011 | Religion
John Backman

In an era when dominant world views have given way to individual choice, the shoulds and oughts traditionally associated with religion hold less influence. Many wonder why we hold on to ancient beliefs at all.

Toward a Science of Morality

Sam Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sam Harris

Science's failure to address moral questions has made it seem like little more than an incubator for technology. It has also given faith-based religion -- that great engine of ignorance and bigotry -- a nearly uncontested claim to being the only source of moral wisdom.