If you want to abstain from drinking or observe the Sabbath, then abstain from drinking and observe the Sabbath.
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Anthropologist and brand consultant Grant McCracken thinks we need a new honor code for public figures—and ourselves.
In new studies, many people "reported that morally good beliefs require less evidence to be justified, and that, in some circumstances, a morally good belief can be justified even in the absence of sufficient evidence."
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Even the president is a better moral philosopher than New York's governor.
Anti-porn crusaders get their panties in a twist about a uptick in porn consumption during COVID-19.
Adultery and prostitution outweigh spousal and child abuse in USCIS guidelines, but ultimately the call is made on a case-by-case basis.
What libertarians can learn from Catholic social doctrine
We need to leave ourselves room for making good when we inevitably convict the wrong people.
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By rejecting classical liberalism, Sohrab Ahmari and his ilk deny the dignity of the human person.
Must we have cultural commitments as well as political ones?
"Of course the voices of actual sex workers are nowhere to be found," says brothel worker and PhD student Christina Parreira.
A amendment from Democrats says no state money can go to defending the law in court.
A group of coffee industry workers sues Everett, Wash. over city's new anti-bikini ordinances.
Otherwise, with Trump as president, America would never recover from the moral damage
"Our findings reveal widespread suspicion that morality requires belief in a god."
Everyone should be highly skeptical of state-sponsored eugenics.
What algorithms will actually save the most lives in the long run?
The strangling of free, open commentary on Islam in Europe has had an impact that is as predictable as it is dire.
Does unemployment teach people that the rewards of life are largely due to luck?
For those ages 30-44, it rises to almost 10 percent. But most Americans still think prostitution is "morally wrong."
Ordering people to reproduce in only government approved ways is tyrannical and unethical.
Taleb's anti-GMO precautionary nonsense is unethical and harms poor people
Fallacious arguments against developing and growing modern biotech crops is cause for great moral concern.
At the industry's biggest gathering, fear and loathing for Republicans was high. But can porn trust Hillary?
Cosby's own testimony provided the impetus for prosecutors to reopen the case.
The problem of programming ethics into autonomous vehicles
Amnesty International offices around the world to be targeted this month in protest of AI's support for decriminalizing sex work.
Are young Americans actually being seduced by the lure of socialism?
Americans increasingly want and expect adult supervision