Category Archives: Catholicism

The Problem of Secular Scientism – The Limitations and Dangers of Human Reason without God (April 2007)

It has become an accepted tenet of conventional wisdom to begin all discussions about science and nature with the understanding that religion has no place in such debates and that, in fact, faith is diametrically opposed to reason and scientific … Continue reading

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Abortion and the Universality of Virtue (October 2006)

In the decades old debate over abortion there are two main issues to contemplate – one legal, the other moral.  With respect to the moral considerations there are two distinct schools of thought: those who believe in universal moral principles … Continue reading

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The Moral Code (October 2006)

The existence of a “universal moral code” is a question which has been hotly debated in recent weeks.  In a recent article on the subject Steven D. Laib argued that “morality is what people believe it is.”  The arguments he … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI Pontificates, Muslims Riot: The Holy Father’s call for peace, reason and interfaith dialogue are met by hate, vitriol, and threats by Muslim leaders (September 2006)

In a Papal address at the University of Regensburg on September 12, 2006, the heir to the seat of St. Peter and leader of the worlds Catholics (including this one) lamented the gradual severing, by Western academics, of faith from … Continue reading

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THE CASE AGAINST ABORTION: A brief overview of the legal and philosophical arguments for life (January 2006)

In the decades old debate over abortion there are two main issues to contemplate – one legal, the other moral.  With respect to the latter those who support abortion can be categorized as either the “Moral Coward” or the “Moral … Continue reading

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