Morality and the Golden Compass

December 26, 2007

Morality and The Golden Compass

David F. Lloyd

Laura Cloer

It is important to put the film The Golden Compass in its context. It is just another sloppy attempt to redefine moral and spiritual values.

Who Are the Moral Educators?

November 4, 2007

Who Are the Moral Educators?

Brian Orchard

The responsibility for teaching children ethical standards has subtly shifted from parents to social institutions. Does this matter?

The Moral Compass

August 17, 2007

The Moral Compass

Brian Orchard

A compass is a relatively simple instrument that evokes a clear picture of mental processes that point a person in a particular direction in life.

August 6, 2007

The Ethics of a Family-Centered Home

Brian Orchard

Since ethics deal with the formation and expression of character, there is no better place to begin their development than in the family home.

May 18, 2007

The Ethics of Patriotism

Brian Orchard

Patriotism is devotion to one’s country. However, some commentators are beginning to record what they observe to be a growing trend of antipatriotism.

March 9, 2007

Leon Kass: Defender of Human Dignity

Thomas E. Fitzpatrick

Human dignity is hard to define, but a definition is important if bioethicists hope to preserve it within the various realms of technological advancement.

Small Concerns

Summer 2006

Small Concerns

Dan Cloer

The potential usefulness of embryonic stem cells in molecular medicine is huge, as are the ethical issues surrounding these tiny biological entities.

Wading into the Gene Pool

Fall 2001

Wading Into the Gene Pool

Rebecca Sweat

Vision interviews W. French Anderson, M.D., director of Gene Therapy Laboratories at the University of Southern California School of Medicine.