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Natural Law, Our Rules

Back in my ‘good old days,’ a half-century back, some claimed that science, technology, and a changing culture, made the ‘outmoded morality’ we’d been working with obsolete. Others apparently believed that moral decay was caused by newfangled gadgets like the … Continue reading

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Deciding Who Dies

Death at a Bible study back in 2015, and at Fort Lauderdale airport last week, has been in the news. It’s probably not as exciting as what glitterati were wearing and saying at the Golden Globe Awards; but I figured … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mercy

Here we go again. The headlines are accurate, as far as they go. “Pope Francis Extends Priests’ Ability to Forgive Abortion” Elisabetta Povoledo, The New York Times (November 21, 2016) “Pope Francis extends Catholic priests’ right to forgive abortion” Tim … Continue reading

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Authority, Superstition, Progress

(From Diliff, via Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.) Authority, superstition, and misapplied technophilia (it’s a real word) rate at least one post each: but that’ll wait until another day. Days. This time I’ll take a quick look at all three, … Continue reading

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