Category Archives: Morality

Are We Morally Obligated?

Are there any moral obligations on us as humans? Is terrorism wrong? Is incest wrong? How old is the age of consent? (Is this concept meaningful?) Are children (or wives) property? Is gender equality always good? Is racism always wrong? … Continue reading

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Echoes of a Voice

Part two of The Reason for God begins with a discussion of the reasons for faith. Chapters 8 and 9 deal with clues for the existence of God. These clues are found within nature and within ourselves. There is no … Continue reading

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Stop Playing the Game!

Questions of cooperation, morality, and altruism are active areas of scientific investigation. The origin of moral law is a serious scientific question that is investigated quite seriously. Some reduce the existence of a moral law to a means to enhance … Continue reading

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The Evolution of (Im)morality

A couple of weeks ago I received a request for a post on the evolution of immorality from a frequent reader. Is there any chance that you will at some point write about the evolution of immorality in your blog? … Continue reading

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Science and Sin 1

While much of the furor over the conflict between science and faith centers on the question of origins and evolution – it is not limited to these questions alone. The sciences also impact our understanding of human behavior and human … Continue reading

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The Language of God 6

This is the last of a series of posts looking at the book The Language of God by Francis S. Collins, Director, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Today we will turn to the appendix … Continue reading

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