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Relativism


The dead-end values driving euthanasia advocacy

Margaret Somerville | 21 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, euthanasia, relativism
A Quebec government report endorsing euthanasia rests on a moral relativism that has already failed the young.


American culture and politics going forward

Sheila Liaugminas | 04 December 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, big government, faith and family, human dignity, moral confusion, political narrative, power of the state, pro-life cause, relativism, social issues, storytelling
The president made that word his campaign slogan followed by a period. Now it should be followed by a question mark.


“You have your truth, I have mine”

Richard Umbers | 20 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: philosophy, relativism
Relativism may be a comfortable creed, but it is intellectually lazy.


You have dogmas, but I don’t

Matthew Hanley | 11 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: forum, relativism, truth
We all live by dogmas. The important thing is to recognise them and ensure that they lead to happiness and fulfilment, not destruction and misery.


What keeps them hanging on

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 February 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholic Church, dissent, homosexuality, relativism
Those who dissent from teachings of the Catholic Church periodically take their organized protests public and often vilify Church hierarchy for not changing with the times to accommodate cultural trends. But one unasked question in news reports covering these angry protestors is…..why do they stay?


In defence of moral absolutes

Richard Bastien | 27 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: moral absolutes, philosophy, relativism
Forget the modern orthodoxy, there are real moral absolutes worth defending.


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