Guest Voices: morality

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Gods and morality

A common misconception about faith is that God is necessary to be moral and to find meaning in life.

By Massimo Pigliucci  |  05:08 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  God and morality; Socrates; Plato; Aristotle; Old Testament; Massimo Pigliucci; science; philosophy

Posted at 06:50 AM ET, 06/11/2012

Nixon’s worst Watergate legacy: The politics of hatred

I believe that nations, like individuals, have souls.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  06:50 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  watergate, ethics, hate, politics, morality

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 06/04/2012

Paul Krugman as prophet?: Economic suffering is not a virtue

The presidential election has come down to this theological question: Do some people simply deserve to suffer economically?

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  02:16 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, morality, religion, paul krugman

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/22/2012

‘The Hunger Games’: Spiritual, but not religious

The movie celebrates faith--faith in family, faith in friendship, faith in song, faith in justice.

By Diana Butler Bass  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  the hunger games, movies, morality

Posted at 10:37 PM ET, 03/18/2012

‘The Hunger Games’ and movie morality

The popularity of The Hunger Games tells us young people are fearful of the future, and they think they’re on their own in fighting for a better world.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  10:37 PM ET, 03/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  the hunger games, christianity, fear, religion, morality

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Educate, not legislate, on morality

The battle over ultrasounds and abortions in Virginia reminds us: Religion does not give people a license to legislate in ignorance

By Martha Woodroof  |  11:24 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  religion politics, abortion, morality

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 02/13/2012

The 2013 budget: A looming drama of biblical proportions

This budget and its choices are biblical choices.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  01:05 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, obama, morality, poverty