Category Archives: Ethics

The Nightly Show on free speech, and word bans.

So a couple of days ago The Nightly Show aired an episode talking about free speech and the banning of words. You can see the full episode here: Nightly Show: March 11, 2015. In particular he mentions two examples, one … Continue reading

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What’s so bad about being an evangelical atheist?

So, a day or two ago on Facebook I ran into the meme on the right. If a Christian had shared it I might have taken them to task right then and there, but instead it was a fellow atheist … Continue reading

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Children don’t owe their parents a relationship

This morning I read a post by Libby Anne in which she criticized another article written by a woman who was complaining about the estrangement of her two sons. I agree with Libby Anne that the woman seemed to be … Continue reading

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What a Nevada rancher can teach us about Ferguson.

For those who might have forgotten about the Cliven Bundy story, back in April there was a standoff at his ranch when his story was popularized by Fox News and some people who wanted to support him showed up with … Continue reading

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Catholic priest blames dualism for contraception and moral decay.

This is one of the stranger articles I’ve ran across lately. Contraception: The Gateway to Moral Decay It starts by accurately quoting some statistics from a Gallup poll. At the top of Gallup’s list of 19 issues was contraception, of … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee doesn’t understand ethics.

Huckabee is up in arms about the possibility that a brain dead patient may have their life support removed. According the the doctors the person died several weeks ago and the doctors have recommended removing life support since there is … Continue reading

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