Category: Ethics

How Our Obsession With Identity is Making Us Forget Universal Human Virtues

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Film and social media celebrity George Takei recently shared an article entitled “9 Strangers Get Turned Into What They’ve Always Wanted To Be But Never Had The Courage” with the caption “Don’t Dream it–be it.” Don’t ask me why I even follow Takei or click on his links. Maybe it’s just a weird masochistic affinity Read More …

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My Take On Why God Lets Bad Things Happen to People (and Why He’s Not Responsible For It)

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Like anybody else, I’m no stranger to difficulties and injustice in my life or the lives of those around me. But I also believe in a God who is maximally-powerful and maximally-good. So then why has God allowed me, and other people, to experience tragedy or suffering? The problem with answering this question is that Read More …

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Abortion, Slavery, and the Huffington Post: The Left’s Indifference to Reason and Why It Should Terrify You

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Humor me for a second and imagine what the world would look like if a group of people in the U.S. stood behind and actively engaged in abuse, dismemberment, and murder. Suppose that they had managed to swing enough popular opinion to make their cruel practices legal. Suppose we formulated the best arguments we possibly Read More …

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A Reminder To Christians That Morality Does Not Evolve — No Matter How Bad We Want it To

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I recently saw stories in my Facebook newsfeed that both Eugene Peterson (the author of a paraphrase of the Bible known as The Message) and T.D. Jakes (a mega-church pastor) switched from opposing to morally supporting homosexuality. This news was greeted with applause by the moral progressives, and disdain by the Conservative evangelical community. Both Read More …

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