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Pursuing the Meaning of Happiness

June 8, 2011


‘Do we need another word for the great goal of our actions?’ Carolyn Moynihan investigates at MercatorNet.  Read the article here. Advertisements

Benedict XVI: In No One’s Shadow

May 20, 2011


‘Quietly but firmly Benedict is making his own distinct contribution to the battle of ideas upon which the fate of civilizations hang . . .’ Readers of A Blog for All Seasons may be interested in this article by Samuel Gregg on the website of the Acton Institute: here.

‘The Science of Justice’

May 4, 2011


A piece of advice to all readers: before going to court, make sure the judge has been fed. Click here to read more.

Egypt, Tunisia, and the Failure of Neoclassical Economic Theory

April 13, 2011


‘The regime changes in Egypt and Tunisia have been hailed as victories for democracy, as proof of the liberalizing power of social networking media, as testimony to the power of nonviolent political action. All of that they may indeed be; but the events in Egypt and Tunisia also illustrate a major defect in our economic […]

Still Red in Tooth and Claw

April 6, 2011


‘Though stories of seemingly altruistic animals tug at the heartstrings, humans are nature’s sole moralists’. Read the entire article here. Article © Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (New York, NY.)

Condemned to Joy

March 7, 2011


‘The Western cult of happiness is a mirthless enterprise’, argues Pascal Bruckner. Read the entire article here. © City Journal (New York City, N.Y.)

Tax Justice

February 25, 2011


In a recent episode of PBS’s Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, contributors including Michael Sandel of Harvard University, and Peter Wehner of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, discussed the morality of different approaches to taxation. Watch the episode here. (Video © Educational Broadcasting Corporation)