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Assisted Suicide: Compassionate Help or Murder By Another Name?

Euthanasia, the painless killing of a person suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma, is illegal in the United States. Assisted suicide, on the other hand, is legal in Washington, D.C., ...

Category: Morality Politics

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What Is Virtue?

As with so many extremely broad questions, the answer to this one depends on who you ask. For instance, Merriam-Webster defines virtue as the following: Conformity to a standard of right; morality A particular moral ex ...

Category: Aid Morality

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Must You Be Religious in Order To Be Ethical?

Throughout the ages, ethics and religion have garnered considerable debate. At the one extreme are those who adamantly hold that ethics can only be derived from religion. At the other extreme are those who just as adaman ...

Category: Morality Religion

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Seven Deadly Sins — Envy

Ever wonder where the phrase “green-eyed monster” comes from? The green-eyed monster refers to someone who is motivated by jealousy and envy. The first recorded use of the phrase is from Shakespeare. During t ...

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Seven Deadly Sins - Sloth

The adorable animal that’s called a sloth is a good example of the sin this week. It only moves about 41 yards each day. It has an extremely slow metabolic rate, which gives it the sluggish pace in the forest. A sl ...

Category: Religion ULC Topics

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When Thoughts and Prayers Aren’t Enough

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently condemned “thoughts and prayers” after the New Zealand tragedy. Sometimes, Christians say that to be dismissive, “I’ll pray for you, but I just don& ...

Category: Disasters Morality Politics Religion

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Information for Suicide Prevention Month

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reports that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. On average, there are about 123 suicides per day. Consider that AFSP estimates there are 25 attempts for ...

Category: Health and Wellness Science

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You Are What You Watch

Researchers with the London School of Economics (LSE) conducted an experiment with 487 adults aged 18 to 49. Participants were asked about the shows they watched, magazines they read and their attitudes about welfare and ...

Category: Morality Science Technology

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Tips for Taking a Volun-cation

One new trend in tourism is volunteering while you’re on vacation. It’s not just for spring break any more. Voluntourism is about making a difference in the community where you’re staying. It doesn&rsqu ...

Category: Aid

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6 Books About Immigration for Younger Readers

Immigration has been one of the top political and social issues in America for many years. Washington politicians need to find lasting solutions that promote human rights and protect innocent victims. Adults have a hard ...

Category: Human Rights Morality

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