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Is there a universal moral law in ethics?
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What It Means to Be a Good Samaritan - Voice of America

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What It Means to Be a Good SamaritanVoice of AmericaSTEVE EMBER: Professor Mikhail says good Samaritan laws protect the intuition, the natural sense, that people have to help others in need. JOHN MIKHAIL: "Couple interesting points about this.
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Moral Absolutes and the Moral Life « Public Discourse

Moral absolutes, and the role of the so-called principle of double effect, play an essential role in the discourse of those who are committed to natural law reasoning about contemporary moral issues. To give just one example, ...
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Public Reason · CfPapers/Panels: Ideals and Reality in Social Ethics

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The Connection Between Law and Morality – Bobcat Press

The Connection Between Law and Morality. The controversial issues which have been debated recently, such as the Occupy Wall Street movement and the Personhood amendment, have raised an important question.
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Why Homeschool: Good article from Reason

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Good article from Reason: The School District Is Dead, Long Live the Schools explores a trend in public schools....
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Mind & Market: Eternal Law, Natural Law, and Natural Rights

Mind & Market: Eternal Law, Natural Law, and Natural Rights | The Moral Law in Ethics | Scoop.it
Natural Law governs human behavior in the context of Eternal Law. People have yearnings which they seek to fulfill. In the natural state of the world, people are in possession of reason and free will that can be employed in ...
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Subversive Thinking: A brief comment about atheist Stephen Law's ...

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If objective moral laws are part of the natural universe (not part of some supernatural realm), then the universe cannot be unconscious--it must be, in some unknown sense, sentient. Few naturalists would want to accept such a ...
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God Entranced: Natural Law: Fact of Theologians Fiction?

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A couple of weeks ago I casually mentioned in the Poiema ACG that the Ten Commandments are a basic summary of natural law - the moral law written in nature and on the human conscience. It certainly wasn't a big point of ...
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Are There Moral Laws? | The Blackbird Press

Are There Moral Laws? | The Blackbird Press | The Moral Law in Ethics | Scoop.it
By Dan Rubio and Justin Mulwee The Question People often debate whether or not it is okay to break an apparent moral rule in order to prevent some greater.
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Authority in the Education of a Human Being « Public Discourse

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Imbalances? What Imbalances? A Dissenting View - EconoMonitor

Imbalances? What Imbalances? A Dissenting View - EconoMonitor | The Moral Law in Ethics | Scoop.it
Imbalances? What Imbalances? A Dissenting ViewEconoMonitorIt was our first imbalance—our first violation of natural law. It would inevitably lead to concentration of wealth—like the game of Monopoly, the last player standing would take all.
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How to Occupy the moral and political high ground - The Guardian

How to Occupy the moral and political high ground - The Guardian | The Moral Law in Ethics | Scoop.it
How to Occupy the moral and political high groundThe GuardianThe corporatocracy is terrified that citizens will get their hands on the mechanism of the law. ■ Protesters should make their own media and not rely on mainstream media to cover them.
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Penn State, the Starry Heavens Above and the Moral Law Within « Commentary Magazine

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RT @HarleyLeBon: Penn State, the Starry Heavens Above and the Moral Law Within : http://t.co/F0PnxyXB @Commentary @arlenearmy @blackrepublican...
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Episode 06 - Justice with Michael Sandel

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Moral law?Episode 06 - Justice with Michael Sandel#watch: http://t.co/kuZJFLJT via @AddThis...
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All the Single Ladies

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Recent years have seen an explosion of male joblessness and a steep decline in men’s life prospects that have disrupted the “romantic market” in ways that narrow a marriage-minded woman’s options: increasingly, her choice is between deadbeats...
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Penn State and Absolute Moral Imperatives

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David French writes on NRO: There are moral absolutes in life, and one of them is this: If a man comes across a child rape in process, he should do whatever he can to stop the rape and protect the child.
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Standing up for personhood - Yale Daily News

Standing up for personhoodYale Daily News8), constituted a blatant attempt to focus on technical detail and glittering generalities to cloud what is at the heart of the abortion debate: the moral and legal status of the fetus.
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Sentencing Law and Policy: "Moral Imagination in Judging"

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This conception is the legal variant of the hardy philosophical notion that moral reasoning is the process of discovering and applying a system of universal moral laws, and that these laws exist in a realm that transcends ...
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Ethics and Morals and Law, Oh My! | Strike-The-Root: A Journal Of ...

Ethics and Morals and Law, Oh My! | Strike-The-Root: A Journal Of ... | The Moral Law in Ethics | Scoop.it
If the Natural Law defines what is objective and ethical, then anything beyond that is arbitrary and unethical. Now, personal philosophies based on personal ethics, also known as morals, are much less universal—in fact, ...
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My Take: 'Personhood' failure shows myth of Christian takeover – CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com Blogs

My Take: 'Personhood' failure shows myth of Christian takeover – CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com Blogs | The Moral Law in Ethics | Scoop.it
In "One Nation After All," Boston College professor Alan Wolfe argued that the United States isn’t as polarized as we imagine, at least not outside of the Beltway.
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Democracy, Public Reason and Peace Education - College of Psychology and Humanistic Studies

Democracy, Public Reason and Peace Education - College of Psychology and Humanistic Studies | The Moral Law in Ethics | Scoop.it
By DALE T. SNAUWAERT From the November 2011 issue of the Global Campaign for Peace Education Newsletter Peace education, as Betty Reardon suggests, should be fundamentally concerned with the development of the political efficacy of future citizens.
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Occupy Wall Street, false idols and a moral economy - National Catholic Reporter

Occupy Wall Street, false idols and a moral economy - National Catholic Reporter | The Moral Law in Ethics | Scoop.it
National Catholic ReporterOccupy Wall Street, false idols and a moral economyNational Catholic ReporterAnd last week's Vatican document, widely covered in the US media, spoke clearly about "the primacy of being over having," of "ethics over the economy"...
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