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

Posted in Gambling, Morality, Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Morality | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Christianity, Morality, Toleration | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Morality, Politics | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Culture, Morality | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Children, Divorce, Marriage, Morality, women | Tagged , , , ,