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Liberalism, “Implicit Bias,” and Thoughtcrime: On the Subject of the I.A.T.

by Daniel A. Kaufman

One of the most fundamental values of a liberal society, beyond that of freedom of speech, is liberty of conscience.  One’s thoughts are one’s own prerogative and are thus, rightfully kept private, if one wishes it.  1,638 more words

Essay

Assisted Dying – Why We Can't Undercut the Bruyère's Catholic Mission

This piece was originally published in the Ottawa Citizen as an op-ed on October 24, 2016.

The Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital’s complex palliative care facility has come under scrutiny in the Ottawa Citizen recently. 554 more words

Funding In Exchange For Freedom Not True to Canada’s Rich History

This article is in response to Canada’s recent legalisation of assisted death.

An argument has been advanced in many quarters that faith-based institutions should be forced to administer medical assistance in dying if they receive public funds. 644 more words

A Third Way: Respect for Freedom of Conscience and the Right to Die

This article is in response to Canada’s recent legalisation of assisted death.

What is the greater value? Preserving the life of a person who is at risk of falling into the temptation of committing assisted death but who does not truly want it? 2,055 more words

Because Of Trump, The Left Suddenly Cares About Conscience Again

If the Rockettes and Buzzfeed have the right to refuse business to Donald Trump and his supporters on ideological grounds, what about the rest of us? 1,330 more words

Christian filmmakers sue Minnesota over law forcing them to film same-sex 'weddings'

A husband-and-wife duo who started their own filmmaking company in St. Cloud, Minnesota, have filed a lawsuit against Minnesota’s attorney general and commissioner of human rights stating that their constitutional rights are being violated. 287 more words

Christianity

A Royalty Of One. We Only Rule Ourselves

“Jesus Christ knew he was God. So wake up and find out eventually who you really are.” – Alan Watts

Philosopher Alan Watts delivers one of my favorite lectures of his; a deep and fascinating talk about the nature of Jesus Christ and his message for all humankind.

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Spirituality