human dignity

To really honor Dr. King

Sheila Liaugminas | 22 January 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, Dr. Alveda King, human dignity, human rights, Letter from Birmingham Jail, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas
First, respect the fact that he was the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Reverend first.

See the beauty in these very special sisters

Michael Cook | 17 January 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Canada, conjoined twins, human dignity
This brief but touching video speaks for itself. Felicia Hogan, from British Columbia, discovered that the twins she was expecting were conjoined. Despite enormous pressure to abort them, she gave birth to Tatiana and Krista. It was impossible to separate them surgically without killing them. But they are loved and full of life. Thanks to Signal Hill for the video.

Pro-lifers taking a new direction

William West | 15 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, human dignity, human rights, prisons, pro-life
Prison reform is human dignity issue that needs to be addressed urgently.

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.

How to value a child

Mary Cooney | 24 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: cost of children, family values, human dignity
Putting a price on the head of your potential child is applying the wrong set of values altogether.

Work and leisure in right order

Sheila Liaugminas | 04 September 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: culture, dignity of work, human dignity, John Paul II, Josef Pieper, Labor Day, leisure
Many people overdo their work life and many people mishandle their leisure time and many are probably the same people. Labor Day is a good time to consider what we’re celebrating and how.

A good man

R.J. Snell | 30 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, human dignity, United States
It’s far too easy when bickering about this or that policy to miss the values modeled by good men and women when we disagree on the means.

Welcome to Popcorn!

Ronan Wright | 30 July 2012 | POPCORN |  
tags: human dignity, Popcorn, values

Letter to the hotel industry

Sheila Liaugminas | 10 July 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: hotel entertainment, human dignity, pornography, respect and responsibility, Robert P. George, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf
Dear CEOs: Please respect human dignity and the common good of society, and rid your hotels of pornography.

Seeing the human face in mass media

| 15 May 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: human dignity
We are a cynical lot these days. News people feed into that and drive us deeper into identity politics and divisive culture battles and snarky social media communications, and we are willingly complicit. It takes a startling reality check to make us even think about what we’re doing to ourselves and each other.

Still soldiering on

Michael Cook | 16 April 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Benedict XVI, human dignity, Western values
Benedict XVI's analysis of the crisis of Western culture is outstanding in its depth and clarity.

Just one hitch with all those eulogies

Michael Cook | 19 December 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: human dignity, obituaries
Who was the greater public intellectual, Christopher Hitchens or Vaclav Havel?

Statistically significant angels

Zac Alstin | 11 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, human dignity, warfare
Did the 20th Century really usher in a decline in violence, even with two World Wars?

Paradoxes of a wired world

Francisco J. Pérez-Latre | 23 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: communication, human dignity, technology
Will the internet make our lives easier? No so fast…

Birthday blue

Michael Cook | 05 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted suicide, Australia, euthanasia, human dignity, utilitarianism
Are supporters of legalised euthanasia willing to listen to reason? Maybe not.

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