Cheap Grace: Why Liberals Don’t Understand Morality

https://youtu.be/ZIDOJxazqccOur moral infrastructure is collapsing.We live in a time of moral decay. I’m not talking about the decline of marriage or the disintegration of the family or the corruption of religious institutions, although those are certainly problems.I’m talking about the collapse of morality in the sense that a large percentage of the human race doesn’t [...]

Moral Relativism 3: The Threat of Islam

Moral relativism has caused the West to ignore barbarism and human rights abuses in the name of cultural sensitivity and the spirit of inclusion. This is madness. According to the Pew Research Center, over 139 million Muslims (39 countries surveyed) support suicide bombing. 40% of Palestinian Muslims support suicide bombing. Almost 39 million Bangladeshi Muslims advocate [...]

Moral Relativism 2: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) & Islam

Certain cultural and/or religious practices highlight the stark divide between Western conceptions of morality and non-Western conceptions of morality (Islamic conceptions, in particular). These practices pose a problem for moral relativists, since they believe that all cultures are morally equal. However, certain practices are self-evidently morally wrong. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is one such practice.  [...]

Moral Relativism 1: The History of Cultural Relativism & Multicultural Philosophy

Moral relativism is new - very new. Greco-Roman philosophy, Judeo-Christian morality and all intellectual discoveries after the fall of the Roman Empire (476 CE) were grounded in either moral absolutism or moral universalism. Moral relativism is a product of cultural concerns of political correctness - courtesy of early twentieth century anthropologists. When the United Nations [...]

Axioms of Annihilation 1: Intellectual Curiosity

It's Annihilation time. Orthodoxy means the generally accepted practice or doctrine of a particular industry, faith, political faction, etc. It also means the status quo or current party line. Orthodoxy can manifest itself in every political party and in every school of thought. Orthodoxy isn't a problem if it is allowed to evolve and adapt [...]

Society’s Vices: Equality & Empathy (Part 1)

"The Worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal." - Aristotle The term sacred cow comes from the Hindu belief that cows are sacrosanct and should not be eaten. Societal sacred cows have been deemed too integral to human welfare to be blocked or limited. Modern American societies has many of [...]