Fall 2018

Looking Out for Your Neighbor

Donald Winchester

Isla Veal

The mining industry may seem an unlikely place to find practical examples of the Golden Rule in action.

Spring 2018

Bridging the Character Gap

Scott Hulme

Are we really as good as we like to think we are? For that matter, are other people as bad as we tend to think they are?

Interview with Paul Zak: The Virtuous Cycle, Pay It Forward

Spring 2013

The Virtuous Cycle: Pay It Forward

Dan Cloer

In this interview, neuroeconomist Paul Zak discusses a possible biological basis for morality and then puts it in the larger context of moral absolutes.

A ray of sunlight shines down on a wooded road.

Spring 2013

Living a Moral Life

David Hulme

What Jesus said in the Sermon on the Mount is the basis for living a moral life at a deeper level than is normal for human beings.

Moral Individualism

Fall 2012

Moral Individualism

Brian Orchard

As a new generation prepares to face the world, it’s clear that they have taken seriously their parents’ postmodern teachings on morality.

Source of Morality

July 24, 2009

Source of Morality

Brian Orchard

Morality is a system of principles of conduct to which humans conform. Presently there is little agreement about which such principles to follow.

Lest We Remember

April 8, 2008

Memory Blockers: Lest We Remember

Brian Orchard

While many struggle with the fear of losing their memories, others would dearly love to be able to forget.

Who's Sorry Now?

February 9, 2009

Who’s Sorry Now?

Brian Orchard

The concept of forgiveness, particularly forgiving those who are not truly sorry for the wrong they have perpetrated, raises ethical questions.

Book Review: Prewired

Fall 2008


Dan Cloer

The idea of a moral basis for behavior is uniquely human. Morality implies that we bring judgment to our decisions.

The Teaching of Moral Values

August 12, 2008

The Teaching of Moral Values

Brian Orchard

The school system has not only changed with the times in regard to the teaching of morality, but has openly advocated a more moral relativistic approach.