Category Archives: Religion and Morality

Love thy twin as thyself

I can’t stop thinking about Tatiana and Krista Hogan. They are the adorable four year-old twin girls who were featured on the cover of the New York Times Magazine the week before last. For those of you who didn’t see this magazine … Continue reading

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A FASTPASS to Heaven?

I just got back from a  family vacation to Disney World. The trip was a great success for several reasons, including the fact that the kids are at the optimal age and that the crowds were not quite as bad as they would have … Continue reading

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On a Slippery Slope to Big Love?

Last week was a big one for the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. (the denomination to which I belong). After years of debate, the majority of the church’s 173 regional associations (referred to as “Presbyteries”) have finally agreed to a rule change that … Continue reading

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Civil Discourse or Righteous Rage?

I’m going to do something a little different in this post.  Those of you who’ve been reading my blog for awhile may have noticed that I usually have a pretty strong opinion on whatever issue I have chosen to discuss. However, … Continue reading

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Feeling uncomfortably numb about Libya?

Raise your hand if you have mixed feelings about US involvement in Libya. If you do – you are not alone. According to a Pew Research Center poll released Monday, roughly half of Americans think that air strikes in Libya were ‘the right decision’ but that the Libyan … Continue reading

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Seeing through a dirty windshield

We recently got new windshield wiper blades for our car. The old wiper blades were so bad that on one snowy day my husband had to stick his head out the window to see because the windshield was so covered with salt … Continue reading

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On “Good People” doing Bad Things

This post is a continuation of the series “An Anal MBA responds to the atheist authors“, and after covering evolution, quantum physics and Whac-a-mole, the time seemed right to move on to a new topic: the relationship between religion and morality. … Continue reading

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