Post Tagged with: "morality"

145: Should Government Be the Agent of Change in Abortion?

145: Should Government Be the Agent of Change in Abortion?

Few things feed the power the state more than when we invite it to become the ultimate arbiter of right and wrong. This is particularly true regarding the topic of abortion where the moral question at the root of the dialogue is getting lost in the struggle to impose solutions on others. Is using the force of law to establish our position the best solution? Could more innocent lives be saved without appealing to the state?   Links mentioned: Society and the State Episode 130: Joe Baker on An Innovative Approach to Abortion How Dependency on Government Makes Us Less, […]
May 29, 2019
46: When Society Prizes Pleasure Above All Else

46: When Society Prizes Pleasure Above All Else

Few things get people riled up more quickly than the suggestion that exercising self control over our passions is a good thing. What if there was objective, historical evidence that societies who focus their energies on pleasure-seeking, set the stage for their own decline? Hedonism is becoming more acceptable in American culture all the time. Does it have a ripple effect throughout society? Should cultural morality require official laws and policies to be effective?
November 9, 2017
26: Richard Ebeling on the Moral Foundations for the Free Market

26: Richard Ebeling on the Moral Foundations for the Free Market

The free market is not widely understood by much of the public. This is painfully apparent when encountering discussions involving economics. Dr. Richard Ebeling joins us to discuss what the free market is and what it isn’t. He also makes the case for the moral foundation of individual freedom and choice that underlies free market economics. If you’re a defender of the free market, here’s your chance to stock up on philosophical ammunition.
September 8, 2017