A review of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels.
Earlier this week, new controversy bubbled up around The Today Show, as talk surfaced of Natalie Morales and Willie Geist being fired. The rumor ended up being false and the hosts ended up joking about it, but the incident made us think...Show More Summary
Messaging matters, George Lakoff tells Salon, but the key to politics is combining message with a moral grounding
"... in the case of helping people whose only violation of the law is fleeing poverty and oppression under terrible Third World governments. Few other offenders have such a compelling moral justification for breaking the law. I strongly support the legalization of marijuana and the abolition of the War on Drugs more generally. Show More Summary
Obama cannot resist the opportunity to generalize and equivocate.
Alex Epstein Fossil fuels have driven human progress and dramatically reduced grinding poverty, says Alex Epstein. That’s a hard pill for many people to swallow.
by Adam Grannick for the Moral Courage Project
Turns out Tom Hanks' 1989 classic Big conveniently left out some of the moral and legal quandaries of pursuing a relationship with a magical child. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP... Big with Evan Rachel Wood from Funny Or Die
I am pleased to be a part of a new initiative to teach moral philosophy, economics, and public policy to high schoolers and policymakers, Ethics and Economics Education of New England (E3NE). High schoolers get too little instruction in economics and usually none at all in moral philosophy, at the moment when they are first […]
China’s Communist party wants to remain in the driver’s seat when it comes to managing morality in society--even during the country’s annual auto shows.
When the Iraq War was a live issue in American politics, some of the supporters of the war made the following strange argument: Saddam Hussein was a bloodthirsty dictator; he had jails where opponents of the regime were tortured and killed. Show More Summary
What a difference 10 years can make. In the weeks following George W. Bush's re-election to the presidency in November 2004, with exit polls saying that the election had been decided by voters who were moved primarily by "moral values," the religious right felt giddy. Show More Summary
Right after President Obama's speech on immigration reform, Charles Krauthammer reacted on Fox News with a big question: if this was so important and such a moral necessity for President Obama, why did he wait for six years to do it...
Christopher Nolan's epic end of the world space drama has got everyone talking. The film is undisputedly gorgeous with characters faced with truly challenging and compelling moral dilemmas While there have been complaints about Nolan's...Show More Summary
This is literally the best news we've heard all day (yes, even compared to this.) Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones will return to... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Megan Mullally Rob Lowe Rashida Jones Natalie Morales Parks and Recreation
So deeply has this incident shaken the country that, as author Ruben Martinez describes it, “To understand the historical significance—and the moral and political gravity—of what is occurring, think of 9/11, of Sandy Hook, of the day JFK was assassinated.”
The Secretary of Commerce broke away from her busy schedule at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Morocco to talk about immigration reform, and how businesses can be agents for change
Does a young beauty have more in common with her older crone self or with another young beauty? Either way you answer it, one might question your morality. read more
(November 20, 2014 06:34 PM, by David Henderson) I rarely disagree with Don Boudreaux about any economic, political, or moral issue and so in those rare cases where I do disagree, it's probably worth noting. Here's one. In a post in September, I talked about which U.S. presidents... (0 COMMENTS)
"Breaking Bad" fans have been anxiously awaiting the premiere of "Better Call Saul" since Walter White cooked his last batch of meth in 2013. On Thursday, AMC announced the spinoff series starring Bob Odenkirk's morally questionable attorney will premiere its first two episodes over two nights.