Category Archives: Ethics

Amoral or differently moral?

Wealth and the ultra-rich: moral, immoral or amoral? Continue reading

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Mass shootings: how to respond?

How can we help, or at least avoid making things worse? Continue reading

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Are we civilised? Should we be?

On the meaning and desirability of civilisation Continue reading

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Climate Strike and spiritual values

Climate Strike: do spiritual values make a difference? Continue reading

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Fake news, democracy and the real world

How fake news undermines democracy and the common good Continue reading

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Would you fancy crossing the Channel in one of those boats?

Moral values and our attitudes to migrants Continue reading

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The meaning of the Magnificat

The Magnificat as Luke’s Christian programme Continue reading

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70 years on, do we still believe in human rights?

On what we mean by human rights Continue reading

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Rees-Mogg, Habakkuk and their values

Britain has been the laughing-stock of Europe for a couple of years, but I write this at a time when it seems in complete disarray, with government ministers campaigning like fury against each other. The presenting issue is Brexit, but … Continue reading

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Raising the retirement age is completely unnecessary

Today is the day the state pension age for women rises to 65, the same as for men. From now on the Government intends to raise the age for both men and women together: to 66 in 2020, 67 in … Continue reading

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