The Growing Moral Context of the Impeachment Trial

The Growing Moral Context of the Impeachment Trial

The U.S. Senate will begin a second impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump in a few weeks. Discussion of that trial, its constitutionality and its political implications are well underway and will continue, reflecting the now familiar partisan perspectives...
Sunday School Values Comin’ Down

Sunday School Values Comin’ Down

In 1990, Robert Fulghum wrote All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. He listed the basic values of sharing, playing fair, apologizing and fully embracing the Golden Rule. Fulghum added the value of “warm cookies and cold milk” and reminded readers that...
Morality Without God? World Has Mixed Response

Morality Without God? World Has Mixed Response

Is it necessary to believe in a higher power in order to be a moral person and have good values? Wide-ranging responses to this question are visible between, and even within, nations, according to a Pew Research Center report published July 20. The report reveals...
The Public Can Handle Ethical Thinking

The Public Can Handle Ethical Thinking

The moral opinions of U.S. adults are put on display every May through an annual Gallup poll. The survey asks about issues ranging from sexual activity among unmarried people to animal rights. Over the years, we have seen the vast majority of Americans have been...