A Compendium of Bad Thinking: The Hedonism of Henry Sidgwick

Happy birthday, Henry Sidgwick!  Welcome to the Hedonism Hotel!I was poking around on-line the other day and I actually found a Jamaican resort which has as its claim to fame that “it’s the only resort where you can do what you want, when you want, in a way that you want.” The adults-only, clothing-optional resort gushes about its nude beach and the performances by Circus Erotica.  If you are so unfortunate as to be stuck at a boring old family friendly hotel in the neighborhood, for $75 you … [Read more...]

“LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR” – THE CARITAS WAY?

What does it mean to truly love your neighbor?  Can you better show love by:(a)    Telling your neighbor what he wants to hear, or(b)   Telling him the truth, even if it’s going to cause some discomfort?Is it truly loving to:(a)   Give him whatever he wants, or(b)  Give him only those things which will truly help him in his development-- physically, politically, emotionally, and spiritually?These questions have been front-and-center in the “He Said, She Said” controversy that’s reache … [Read more...]

Help Needed! Flood Closes Pregnancy Center

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord.  Plans to prosper you and not to harm you,  Plans to give you a hope and a future.  --Jeremiah 29:11 Why do women who find themselves in an unplanned pregnancy choose abortion?They feel they have no alternative, because they need to work. Their boyfriends/husbands will not support them if they continue their pregnancy. Their parents will be angry. They fear the disapproval of people at their church. They don’t understand that what is … [Read more...]


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