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U.S. Majority: Belief in God Not Necessary for Moral Behavior
U.S. Majority: Belief in God Not Necessary for Moral Behavior

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A majority (56 percent) of U.S. adults do not think belief in God is necessary for morality, a Pew Research Center study found. It represents an increase of 7 percentage points since 2011.

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Doing the Right Thing: Deontological Ethics - Part 2
Doing the Right Thing: Deontological Ethics - Part 2

By: Gordon King
Deontological ethics deals with duty or obligation. It's an approach that focuses on the morality of actions and motives apart from results. Popularized by Immanuel Kant, it still has significant impact today.

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Doing the Right Thing: Deontological Ethics - Part 1
Doing the Right Thing: Deontological Ethics - Part 1

By: Gordon King
When we "do the right thing," we acknowledge a conviction that a moral obligation can be discerned through reason and accomplished. Such thinking lies at the heart of an ethical system based on duty or obligation.

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Has U.S. Society Reached a Moral Turning Point?
Has U.S. Society Reached a Moral Turning Point?

By: Matt Sapp
Our divided nation agrees on one thing: We're concerned about our nation's moral condition. Can Christians offer an alternative between moral relativism and the dogmatism of religious fundamentalists?

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Broad Concern About U.S. Moral Condition
Broad Concern About U.S. Moral Condition

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Four out of five of all U.S. adults are concerned about the nation's moral condition, a Barna Group survey found. However, there was widespread disagreement about the basis of morality.

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An Occupational Hazard That Trips Up Faithful Folks
An Occupational Hazard That Trips Up Faithful Folks

By: Ron Rolheiser
Too often, many Christians are embittered moralizers, secretly envying the amoral and criticizing our world out of bitterness. It's an occupational hazard for the good and faithful. Is it tripping you up?

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Learning About Authority While Flying Without Engines
Learning About Authority While Flying Without Engines

By: Lee Camp
Many people are suspicious of authority, but we all must live under authority in some fashion. Instead, we must ask if the source of that authority is good or bad. Here's how to spot the difference.

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Speaking Out Against the Nations' New God - Austerity
Speaking Out Against the Nations' New God - Austerity

By: James Gordon
In many nations today, the new god on the block is austerity; deficit reduction is its demanding consort. Those of us who advocate for the poor and vulnerable must challenge this god's veracity, legitimacy and efficacy.

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Walker: Morality Without God Is No More Than a Feeling
Walker: Morality Without God Is No More Than a Feeling
By: Chris Hall
Morality is defined by the character of God. An atheistic view of morality creates problems that even atheists recognize, according to Tanya Walker during Catalyst Live.
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Morality Without Faith-Based Standard is Too Fluid
Morality Without Faith-Based Standard is Too Fluid
By: Lois Mitchell
In the same way that the "gold standard" is a relic of the past in our global economy, Judeo-Christian morality has also become a relic of the past in many societies where it once played a central role.
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What's the Connection Between Morality and Intellect?
What's the Connection Between Morality and Intellect?
By: Vinoth Ramachandra
Ethics doesn't live in a different realm than knowledge. A preacher's political stance and what he does with his fees says more about his Christianity than any of his theological arguments. 
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You May Be Smart But That Doesn't Make You Moral
You May Be Smart But That Doesn't Make You Moral
Our culture sees education as the cure-all for moral problems from promiscuity to prejudice. Once a person "knows better," says the conventional wisdom, they will act better. Not so.
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Laws and Morality: Changing Hearts Over Time
Laws and Morality: Changing Hearts Over Time
They say you can't legislate morality. While laws may not change people's hearts, they can create a climate where moral progress can happen and hearts can change.
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Stewardship, Moral Authority, and Voting
So in God's name, let us challenge everyone we know to be "good and trustworthy" voters.
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Jesus Fails as Health Expert, Wins as Heart Expert
Jesus Fails as Health Expert, Wins as Heart Expert
Washing hands before meals may not be a priority for Jesus, but he is concerned about what's in our hearts. And each election, our nation decides what is in our hearts.
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Beer, Wine not on Church's List of Immoral Investments
BERLIN (RNS) New guidelines issued by Germany’s largest Protestant body advised parishioners to not invest in companies that make hard liquor.
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Getting Serious: Loving Goodness, Fate of Emptiness
The fate of emptiness is simply to have to come back in and fight that battle with evil over and over and over again. But the fate of fullness—fullness of the spirit, fullness of Christ, Christ dwelling in us and working through us—fills us with life that is much more at peace, much more at rest in the goodness of God, a life that satisfies.
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Growing Grace and Truth in Precarious People
We each begin life at pedestrian morality. God calls us, woos us, and welcomes us to "higher ground" where grace and truth can take root, grow, mature, and become fruitful.
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We Talk About But Rarely Practice Ethics
We Talk About But Rarely Practice Ethics
Two former governors, mired in ethical controversy, recently lectured on ethics at college campuses. Surprised? Don't be. Our culture praises moral discourse but is disconnected from moral practice.
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