Moral Monsters

Every once in a while there is a discussion on morality and ethics that leads to a crystal clear outcome. One of my favorites is the essay by Free Northerner entitled “Abortion, Tomlinson, and Moral Midgets.” Another began when Matt Walsh posed a fairly standard-sounding moral dilemma on Twitter: This …

Sacred Tradition of the Old Testament

This is part three in a series: (1) “On papal infallibility and cognitive dissonance” (2) “Did Jesus Give Peter the Papacy” (3) “Sacred Tradition of the Old Testament” (This article) (4) “Catholic Circular Reasoning” (5) “The Keys to the Kingdom” (Coming) During the Q&A segment of the debate between Catholic …

Morality and Belief in God

The article “Why Did Dan Barker Leave Christianity For Atheism” at the Wintery Knight blog has attracted the attention of Atheist Bob Seidensticker, who I’ve written about before. This time Mr. Seidensticker has made an interesting reply to the author’s comment: Wintery Knight: “Immorality requires that you not believe in God.” Bob …

The Loss of Monogamy

Monogamy on the Rocks Monogamy has long been a staple of stable societies, especially those based on Judeo-Christian values. A recent opinion article* by Lucia O’Sullivan notes the following… “Monogamy is difficult to maintain…studies show that most people have in fact engaged in some type of infidelity in the past or have experienced …