Category Archives: Morality

Fleecing the Suckers

David Blankenhorn exposes the moral corruption that lies at the foundation of our culture’s gambling craze. This class divide, when it comes to who is being fleeced by slot machines and who is benefiting in some ways from the fleecing, is … Continue reading

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Fact or Opinion?

A sharp-eyed professor of philosophy — and parent — explains why so many college students today do not believe in moral truths. It starts early . . . When I went to visit my son’s second grade open house, I … Continue reading

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Is Christianity Pathological?

Jonathon Van Maren provides several recent examples of language being used to describe Christians and Christianity as inherently pathological. He argues that, if this charge is allowed to stick, then it is a very short step to taking action to forcibly “treat” … Continue reading

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The Solution Is Not Political

As another election cycle heats up, we are once again being bombarded with campaign ads urging us to vote for this or that candidate because—you guessed it—the fate of the country depends on it! Yet if recent trends are any … Continue reading

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Life at the Bottom

I’m currently reading Theodore Dalrymple’s Life at the Bottom: The Worldview that Makes the Underclass (Ivan R. Dee, 2001), a collection of essays written through the 1990s.  Dalrymple (pseudonym for Anthony Daniels) is a retired prison doctor and psychiatrist who … Continue reading

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Wanna Be Free?

The mantra of our society is “freedom,” which leads many to reject God, morality, and accountability. But Tim Keller explains why, in the absence of these elements, life has no meaning and “freedom” is anything but. If you want to … Continue reading

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Into the Abyss

Opponents of same-sex marriage have long argued that a departure from the one-man-one-woman-for-life model would open the gates to a wide variety of non-traditional marriage arrangements, including polygamy and polyandry. Their fears were dismissed as fear-mongering, and gay marriage has … Continue reading

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God and Suffering

  Peter Kreeft is a deep thinker, but has a gift for summarizing complex arguments in an easy-to-understand manner. This video is an excellent response to the argument that the presence of evil in this world disproves the existence of … Continue reading

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I Weep for Miley

From Trevin Wax at The Gospel Coalition, a great commentary on the recent MTV performance of Miley Cyrus that has created such an uproar: I weep for the little girl who gave us Hannah Montana and became a role model … Continue reading

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Craving and Cursing the World

In last night’s group study, we were discussing the prevalence of so many destructive attitudes and behaviors among the world’s population. Specifically, we were looking at two lists of character traits found in Romans 1:28-32 and 2 Timothy 3:1-4 — … Continue reading

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