‘Do we need another word for the great goal of our actions?’ Carolyn Moynihan investigates at MercatorNet. Read the article here.
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‘Quietly but firmly Benedict is making his own distinct contribution to the battle of ideas upon which the fate of civilizations hang . . .’ Readers of A Blog for All Seasons may be interested in this article by Samuel Gregg on the website of the Acton Institute: here.
A piece of advice to all readers: before going to court, make sure the judge has been fed. Click here to read more.
‘The regime changes in Egypt and Tunisia have been hailed as victories for democracy, as proof of the liberalizing power of social networking media, as testimony to the power of nonviolent political action. All of that they may indeed be; but the events in Egypt and Tunisia also illustrate a major defect in our economic […]
‘Though stories of seemingly altruistic animals tug at the heartstrings, humans are nature’s sole moralists’. Read the entire article here. Article © Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (New York, NY.)
‘The Western cult of happiness is a mirthless enterprise’, argues Pascal Bruckner. Read the entire article here. © City Journal (New York City, N.Y.)
In a recent episode of PBS’s Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, contributors including Michael Sandel of Harvard University, and Peter Wehner of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, discussed the morality of different approaches to taxation. Watch the episode here. (Video © Educational Broadcasting Corporation)
Is it the end of the world as we know it? Not quite, but it might be the end of ‘coherent speech’. Clark Whelton, writing in City Journal, chronicles the rise of ‘Vagueness’, ‘the linguistic virus that infected spoken language in the late twentieth century’. Read the article here. (Article © The Manhattan Institute, New […]