morality

In December 2014 the British Board of Film Censors (BBFC) banned pornographic materials depicting acts such as consensual spanking, facesitting, urolagnia, and female ejaculation. According to a spokesman for the organisation, the ‘BBFC classification regime is a tried and...

During a 1945 lecture in Paris, Jean-Paul Sartre offered the following useful metaphor for God: When we think of God as the creator, we are thinking of him, most of the time, as a superior artisan… When God creates he knows precisely what he is creating. Thus, the conception...

‘To the Wright family, I pray for
you, please find peace in your heart.
I know you may hate me for whatever reason, the Lord says hate no one.’ (Richard Hinojosa, executed 17 August 2006)


As the only living creatures able to critically reflect...

The economy crippled by bankers’ avarice. Tiger Woods’ career sidelined after he played away. Sixty per cent of us predicted to be obese by 2050. Greed, Lust and Gluttony.
Twelve people shot dead in Cumbria last June. A Korean baby left to starve to death last March as...

What is the most important and desirable trait? What would you most wish your child to have, or your rivals to lack? What trait is most important for helping people lead happy, successful and useful lives? Decade after decade, psychologists keep coming up with the same two...