Tag Archives: Ethics

Teaching sexual ethics to my kids

At the end of this past school year, one of my eight year-old twin sons came home with a ‘memory book’ where he’d written down his responses to a variety of questions. Favorite movie?……The Avengers Favorite sport? ……..Hockey Favorite hobby?……..Legos … Continue reading

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My Blogging Paradox

If there’s one thing I’ve learned after a year and a half of blogging, it’s that frequency is golden.  Those months when I can crank out at least one post a week, my blog traffic soars. In those unfortunate periods … Continue reading

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Can you teach Christian ethics without Christ?

It’s already started. My daughter, who is only one month into 4th grade, has already encountered the kind of ‘mean girl’ dynamics that I so painfully associate with the Middle School experience. A few nights ago we had a long talk … 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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And about Ricky Gervais…

As I mentioned in a recent post, I have a number of good friends who are either atheist or agnostic. Over the past few months a few of them have sent me the link to Ricky Gervais’ Holiday Message.  I … Continue reading

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Lost in the Moral Landscape

I recently finished reading Sam Harris’ latest book The Moral Landscape.  Harris is one of the renowned ‘new atheist’ authors, as a result of his books The End of Faith and Letter to a Christian Nation.  I was interested to see … Continue reading

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