MercatorNet: promoting human dignity


On ‘living in the present’

James Schall SJ | 27 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: freedom, history, rights
When history is bunk, so much else is too.

The new dignity: gnostic, elitist, self-destructive will-to-power

Roberta Green Ahmanson | 04 December 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: dignity, freedom, human rights, human will
The end of an era for inherent human dignity.

The limits of consent

Timothy Hsiao | 01 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: consent, freedom, sexual morality
Consent only has value when it is based on knowledge of what is truly good for us.

What the fall of the Wall did not change

George Friedman | 12 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Berlin Wall, freedom
It is difficult to remember how seductive Marxism was and how frightening Soviet power was.

Freedom in the scales on the Western side of the Wall

Michael Cook | 12 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Berlin Wall, Communism, freedom, materialism
There are battles to be fought in the countries which won the Cold War.

After D-Day, what endures

Sheila Liaugminas | 10 June 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: D-Day, duty, freedom, human dignity, liberation, sacrifice, service, tyranny

Could we choose to dialogue?

Megan Hodder | 17 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, freedom
"Anti-choice", "pro-abortion" -- let's stop the name calling and talk about principles.

Conversations with Islamists

Tarek Heggy | 11 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: freedom, Islamism, women's dignity
An Egyptian scholar reports his conclusions from decades of talking with leaders of political Islam.

Hope lends beauty to even the bleakest tale

Clare Cannon | 10 May 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, heroic girls, historical fiction, young adult


Jennifer Minicus | 08 April 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, heroic girls, historical fiction, picture books, slavery

The Stamp Collector

Jennifer Minicus | 20 February 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, picture books, writing

The Winged Watchman

Margaret Hannon | 16 June 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adventure, family, freedom, heroic boys, historical fiction, war

Breaking Stalin’s Nose

Jennifer Minicus | 02 April 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: boys, freedom, historical fiction

Small Acts of Amazing Courage

Clare Cannon | 02 January 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, friendship, heroic boys, heroic girls, historical fiction, prejudice, romance, young adult

A talk in Tehran

Peter Baehr | 10 June 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, freedom, Iran
Academic conferences can be opportunities for spreading the gospel of freedom of conscience.

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