Tag: Moral

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    Biological and technological evolution “is a spiritual process,” says this leading futurist. “Entities become more godlike, never reaching that ideal but moving in that direction exponentially.” More

    December 9, 2011 | Comments

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    Purposefulness and self-sacrifice in human life “can never be reduced to a machine,” according to this bioethicist. More

    December 9, 2011 | Comments

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    A decade after 9/11, we talk again with a minister and rabbi who revisit their conversation in 2001 and offer their thoughts about revenge, forgiveness, evil, and hope. More

    September 2, 2011 | Comments

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    The president of Morehouse College speaks about Martin Luther King Jr.’s religious maturation as well as the need for contemporary Americans to have “the moral will to act” in the face of persistent economic disparities between blacks and whites.
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    August 26, 2011 | Comments

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    “The biggest challenge is the sheer volume of people,” says Tony Hall, former US ambassador to the UN World Food Program. Every day an estimated 1,500 malnourished refugees cross the Somalia-Kenya border to escape Somalia’s widening famine. More

    August 12, 2011 | Comments

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    With debt, deficits, and budgets dominating our politics, more questions are being raised about underlying moral issues. “This should be an argument about outcomes,” says former Bush White House speech writer Michael Gerson, “what is best for the justice and decency of a society.” More

    July 1, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch more of our conversation with Cherie Harder about religion and politics in 2012. More

    June 3, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from our conversation with the director of policy studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on some of the ethical and moral issues at stake in the US raid that ended in the death of Osama bin Laden. More

    May 3, 2011 | Comments

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    A Yale Law School professor considers what force should be used for in a just world and says intervening militarily to protect people being slaughtered by their own government is “an enormous break with America’s practice.” More

    April 15, 2011 | Comments

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    In a new book called “The Violence of Peace: America’s Wars in the Age of Obama,” Yale Law School professor Stephen Carter ponders the vocabulary of just and unjust war and the significance of using the American military for humanitarian interventions. More

    April 15, 2011 | Comments

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