Monthly Archives: November 2021

Ask Jon 40: Transcendentalist Ethics, or Moral Truncation in Practice

by | November 7, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about ongoing problems with religious ethics in practice in critical times. *Interview conducted August 30, 2021.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, today we’re going to be focusing on mandates around COVID, and religious institutions and the State. With… Read more »

Whatever Happened to War?

by | November 7, 2021

By James Haught For millennia, it was considered normal for strong tribes to conquer, pillage and subjugate weaker ones. After Macedonia annexed Ancient Greece, Alexander the Great launched a conquest machine that dominated much of the known world. Soon afterward, the Roman Empire spread via military force as far as the British Isles. After Islam… Read more »