Category Archives: Politics
According to President Obama, certitude, conviction, and confidence are the drivers of religious conflict, not the content of religious belief.
If it seems like too often we are talking past one another, the truth is, we usually are.
Here are the six primary moral sensibilities, and how the Right and the Left diverge on the best way to apply them.
Our moral thinking is much more like a politician searching for votes than a scientist searching for truth.
Psychologist Jonathan Haidt believes “an obsession with righteousness (leading inevitably to self-righteousness) is the normal human condition”.
If history shows us anything, it is that “the future” has often belonged to those who are passionate enough about their cause to destroy anything in their way in order to build something different.
To be a “progressive” implies that your primary impulse is to progress beyond the present and lead the way toward better days. But not everything we foresee in the future is worth pursuing.
You may be thrilled at the Hobby Lobby verdict, but there’s a good chance your neighbor isn’t. In fact, a growing number of Americans don’t see “religious liberty” as important.
Here is how people in Galilee and Jerusalem responded to the demise of this beloved and controversial prophet.
It’s one thing to stand up for your own deep convictions. It’s an even better thing to stand up for the right of someone else’s deeply held convictions.