Did Secular Morality Shame Religion Into Condemning Slavery?
by MATT J. ROSSANO
Slavery's depravity is so obvious to us today that it obscures the collective mental conversion required to achieve this bit of moral clarity. This conversion entailed a titanic shift from seeing slavery as...
By Lauren Markoe
Religion News Service
WASHINGTON (RNS) Americans are tougher on politicians for their financial misdeeds than their sexual ones, but men are more willing than women to tolerate sexual misbehavior in their elected officials.
The findings, released Wednesday (June 22) in a...
Rabbi Adam Jacobs
Managing Director, Aish Center in Manhattan
Posted: March 24, 2011 08:24 AM
Though expecting to be rather irked by it, I was surprised to find myself almost enjoying (and agreeing) with a lot of what Sam Harris had to say in his TED Talk entitled "Science can...
Forwarded by SPN member Tejwant Singh ji Malik
Professor of Philosophy, Florida State University
Posted: October 16, 2010 07:51 AM
"Accommodationism" is the word used today to speak of the position that believes science and religion can exist together harmoniously, or...
Hello Members and guests;
Let’s start the New Year by absorbing something from this discussion. Ayn Rand, author of many great works and definitely one of the most recognized contemporary philosophers, discusses objective morality and the dangers of altruism. To a large part it seems...
After reading the thread, "Fools who wrangle over flesh" - my question is:-
Why no meat is served in Gurdwaras ?
Could it be because of this :-
Health Benefits of A Vegetarian Diet | DoItYourself.com
Dynamic Morality Kamal Kaur Bagga (USA)
"Raj karega Khalsa, aki rahai na koi
khvar hoi sabch milainge, bachahi saran jo hoi."
The Khalsa shall rule, the rebellious shall perish
All who endure suffering and privation shall be brought to
the safety of the Guru’s protection.
This verse ends...