Tag Archives: ethics

The five major world religions – John Bellaimey

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Jessica Ruby In all times and places in our history, human beings have wondered, “Where did we come from? What’s our place in the world? What happens to us after we die?” Religions are systems of belief that have developed and evolved over time in response to these and other eternal… Read More »

Natural Law Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #34

Thomas Aquinas was no dummy. Remember him? The Italian fella? Christian monk? Philosophical superstar of the 13th century? Aquinas thought morality was important for everyone, and that being a good person was a vital part of God’s plan for each of us. But he knew that not everyone had been exposed to the Bible, or… Read More »

What Is Justice?: Crash Course Philosophy #40

Justice is one of those things that people talk about all the time, without really being specific about what they mean. Activists talk about economic justice. Police and lawyers talk about criminal justice. Parents, teachers, and students talk about justice a lot, too, though they may never use that word. When there’s a fight on… Read More »

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

Mass layoffs and record profits at the same time, manager salaries, scarcity of natural resources and imminent climate catastrophe, morally questionable advertising, child labor, corporate fraud, financial crisis and the “Occupy Wall Street” movement … These are just a few examples you may have heard about under the topics of sustainability business ethics or corporate… Read More »

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 13: Wrap-Up

Over the past 12 episodes, we’ve seen how the Catholic Church built Western civilization. But where is Western civilization going? What’s next? What can we do about it? Join me today for The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. I’m Thomas Woods. This is our last episode,… Read More »

Great Ideas from Sikhi (Sikhism) • What can we learn from this Young Religion From India & Pakistan?

How’s it going everyone? I’m Nick and you are listening to the Fresh Perspective Podcast. Welcome to all of our new subscribers and listeners! Our episodes on science and logic really draw a crowd! It’s true that the freethinkers of our organization value education and maintaining a firm grip on reality. Another thing we promote… Read More »

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 11: Origins of International Law

We’ve heard a great deal over the years about the terrible demographic tragedy that struck the peoples of the New World in the Age of Discovery, but who were the greatest and most outspoken critics of the abuses of the natives? Catholic theologians. Let’s talk about this issue today on The Catholic Church: Builder of… Read More »

The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 12: Anti-Catholic Atrocities

Today we’r e going to observe Western civilization turning against its own builders. We’r e going to look at some of the forgotten episodes of martyrdom in the modern period. So join me for stories of tragedy and her oism today on The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder… Read More »