The Rapidian

Spirituality

Ethics and Religion Talk: Crises of Faith, part 1

Submitted 03-23-2022 under OPINION

Ethics and Religion Talk received the following question, submitted to one of our panelists: “Have any of the panel members had a crisis of faith that led them into periods of doubt, or as some call it, ‘a dark night of the soul?’ If so, what brought them back to solid footing?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should Sex Work be Criminalized?

Submitted 03-14-2022 under OPINION

Shouldn't a woman (or a man) be allowed to use her body any way she wants, and if she generates income, so much the better?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Important is Ethnicity in Casting?

Submitted 03-07-2022 under OPINION

When a role that is specifically written for a queer Latinx performer, is it unethical to cast someone else, even if they could be just as convincing to take that role?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Must You be Morally Pure to Dispense Sacraments?

Submitted 02-28-2022 under OPINION

Can there be Evil men - and women - who do and teach the works of God?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should an Unvaccinated Person with COVID-19 Receive a Lung Transplant?

Submitted 02-22-2022 under OPINION

When somebody who could have received a vaccination but refused, contracts such severe COVID that they need a lung transplant, should they be allowed to take a lung away from somebody who has been doing the best they can to take care of themselves, including receiving a vaccination?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Do You Address Suffering?

Submitted 02-14-2022 under OPINION

"What does your faith do to address your members' suffering?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should racist comments by teenagers affect their adult lives?

Submitted 02-07-2022 under OPINION

Kyle Kashuv was rejected from Harvard due to racist comments made as a 16 year old and in spite of an apology he has made. Question: How many of us would survive into adulthood were we made responsible for errors committed in our teens? Should we be held responsible for everything we did as teens?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should a Court Override Religious Beliefs?

Submitted 01-31-2022 under OPINION

Should religious principles be overridden by a court if they will lead to the death of a child?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is It Ethical to Erase Memories Using Electroconvulsive Therapy?

Submitted 01-24-2022 under OPINION

How would your tradition respond to the question, should we be tampering with our memories?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should an Employee be Fired for Religious Beliefs?

Submitted 01-18-2022 under OPINION

Is is OK to fire a Muslim limo driver for not helping to carry a package containing wine? Is it OK to fire a Jewish cook for refusing to cook pork?

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