As I have been researching the role of ethics in the field of Instructional Design and Technology, I was prompted to look up the Hippocratic Oath. 242 more words
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Jephthah made a rash vow.
In the heat of battle Jephthah asked God to help him win a battle against his enemies, the Ammonites. As a thank you gift, Jephthah promised to sacrifice the first person who came out the door to welcome him after the battle. 356 more words
What I have to say here may be perceived with surprise, but I hope you’ll hear me out.
There are some thoughts from another direction, other than the usual atheistic anti-God perspective concerning this phrase “one nation under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance. 577 more words
I have a love of oaths.
It’s one of those cultural things that have fallen out of favor. People make their promises and now-a-days all you really have is people making it based on their reputation or their word which might as well be the same thing I suppose. 1,350 more words