For nearly 2,000 years, Christian adherents have adamantly insisted that Christian morality is the best moral code to adopt in order to lead the most virtuous, upright, and ethical life. Do such lofty claims live up to even the most basic scrutiny? Let’s consider the track record. The moral teachings of Jesus entered the world…Read More Christian Morality Weighed on the Scales and Found Wanting
The following chart was created to provide a bird’s-eye view of the trend of human moral progress over the course of the past 4,000 years, and to visually represent what it means to be…Read More Chart: The Historical Trend of Moral Progress
What would a new list of commandments look like if they were written today? That was the thought process used to come up with this first attempt to codify the most important precepts of The New Morality and answer the question “what it means to be a good person in the 21st century?”Read More The New Commandments
The recent popularization of the phrase “the right side of history” is indicative of something quite profound: the widespread recognition that societal standards of right and wrong have changed over time, and that the bulk of those changes have been for the better. As Martin Luther King, Jr. famously put it: “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”Read More What is The New Morality?