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Ethics and Religion Talk: When May I Stray from My Tradition's Moral Code?

Submitted 06-19-2023 under OPINION

I occasionally come across stories of saints, prophets, and other religious figures of note who seem to break from the moral codes we are taught to obey.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is it Fair to Give Religious People Days Off When Non-Religious Will Have to Work?

Submitted 06-12-2023 under OPINION

Is it fair to give religious people days off when non religious will have to work?

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Blithe Spirit Glides, Soars

Submitted 06-05-2023 under OPINION

Circle Theatre’s staging of Blithe Spirit summons its creator’s imagination, wit, and humanity.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Technological Innovations Forbidden Until Religiously Approved?

Submitted 06-05-2023 under OPINION

We are in the midst of a technological evolution that is almost overwhelming in its speed. I curious to know if each innovation or invention is reviewed by religious leaders who then pronounce whether their adherents should indulge or not.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should Judges be Involved in Local or National Politics?

Submitted 05-30-2023 under OPINION

Should judges be involved in local or national politics?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should the Audubon Society Change its Name?

Submitted 05-22-2023 under OPINION

Is it ethically wrong for the Audubon organization to keep their name?

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Ethics and Religion Talk

Submitted 05-15-2023 under OPINION

Many companies wish to go in the direction of ESG (Environment Social Governance). Many politicians are attempting to punish those corporations that see this as an opportunity to contribute to the public good. Is it ethical to stop people from such an effort?

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Hadestown Sings It Again

Submitted 05-10-2023 under OPINION

Retelling of the ancient myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is wonderfully atmospheric.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does Theology Need Philosophy and Psychology?

Submitted 05-08-2023 under OPINION

"Dino" asks, "How can practical theology be practiced without psychology and philosophy?"

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Spirit, Strength, and Sacrifice: The History and Significance of Cinco de Mayo

Submitted 05-04-2023 under VOICES

Many Americans celebrate Cinco de mayo, but very few know its true history and significance

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