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Preliminary Thoughts on Civil Disobedience: Natural Rights Issues

In a previous post (“Where Do Rights Originate?” ) I examined the four traditional justifications for the law, finding unambiguous support for rights only in the warrant that recognizes them as morally and chronologically antecedent to the demands of order. 3,078 more words


Humility, as we all know, is a Christian virtue and one which we should try continually to develop. Even Jesus described himself as “meek and humble of heart”. 457 more words

Moral Judgment

Adultery, strip clubs, flirting, and virtue

I’m talking about sexuality in my CORE 350 ethics class at Felician. It’s a minefield. The subject is hard to talk about anywhere, but especially in a classroom–and especially in a classroom at a Catholic college. 2,227 more words

Faith, Hope & Charity: A Guide for the Wicked - Starts tomorrow!

This new module starts tomorrow 14.00-16.00 in the John Percival Building, Cardiff University.



Ffydd, Gobaith & Chariad: Arweiniad i'r Cythreulig - Dechrau yfory!

Mae’r modiwl newydd hwn yn dechrau yfory 14.00-16.00 yn yr Adeilad John Percival, Prifysgol Caerdydd.



Letter to the White Moderate

Dear Progeny,

On days like today, I’m overcome by guilt. It starts as a ping in my stomach, a fleeting, easily dismissed thing. By mid-morning it has swelled into a curiosity. 1,052 more words


Is Watching Football Unethical?

Over at Reason, Stephanie Slade has a nice, thoughtful piece on whether watching football – providing the NFL and college football programs with revenue – is unethical, given the immense harms to players through traumatic brain injuries and the diseases they cause. 710 more words