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The Days Go By So Fast

When I left for work at 10:42am yesterday morning, Ben couldn’t ride his big wheel or his beginner bike.

When I got home last night he not only could ride them, he wanted me to raise the seat and tighten the training wheels. 408 more words

News & Notes

Moral Skepticism vs Moral Certainty

Are you a skeptic or a believer? Whether we consider this question every day or are pondering it for the first time, reasoning to a particular answer is crucial in developing one’s worldview. 55 more words

Philosophy

Is Lying Illegal?

While raising our children we taught them value of always telling the truth. But things have changed. A recent research poll said, “The majority of teens surveyed (71 percent) say they feel fully prepared to make ethical decisions when they enter the workforce. 225 more words

Relationship With God

Women in the Media

A subject that has been brought up in my Media Ethics class quite a bit has been the portrayal of women in media (specifically advertisements). Women in ads are being portrayed more and more as sexual objects and they are seen as primarily thin figured with lean arms and legs. 203 more words

Creighton

'Obamacare' and Abortion

Richard Doerflinger of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops explains in clear terms how the Affordable Care Act makes funds available for elective abortion and violates the consciences of Catholics and other people who hold traditional values. 9 more words

Political Life & Political Questions

Overcoming sexual desire: On Stoterdijk's You Must Change Your Life

This is the seventh set of reflections on Peter Sloterdijk’s You Must Change Your Life: On Anthropotechnics (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013). The first set of reflections can be read  628 more words

Philosophical Counseling

The Meaning of Dominion: Noah, the Bible, and Animal Theology (part 2)

Close to the end of Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, the movie’s arch-villain, Tubal-Cain, has secretly stowed away aboard the ark and is colluding with Noah’s son, Ham, in order to ambush the boy’s father. 1,776 more words

Animal Theology