Category Archives: morality

Trump and the “Johnson Amendment”

Donald Trump recently made it part of his campaign platform to allow churches the ability to speak for/against candidates and freely engage in political lobbying. Many things…often conflicting things…tumble from Mr. Trumps lips and we’ve no way of knowing whether this is … Continue reading

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Criticizing Faith vs Criticizing the Faithful

Not long ago, my Google news feed was seeing frequent references to an exchange between actor/director Ben Affleck and neuroscientist Sam Harris when both appeared on the popular HBO show “Real Time with Bill Maher”. I suspect that this recent … Continue reading

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Who Has Moral Authority?

I have long felt that being a good person is the most important trait that a person can possess. If you are not good to other people, it doesn’t matter much how smart, or strong, or funny, or hard working, … Continue reading

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Religious Liberty? Bigotry? Something Else?

[Note: The opinions expressed here are the author’s own and are not necessarily shared by individuals, companies or municipalities with which he might be affiliated] big·ot noun \ˈbi-gət\ : a person who strongly and unfairly dislikes other people, ideas, etc. : a bigoted … Continue reading

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