Power and Morality

The Jesuit magazine America features an essay by Cathleen Kaveny, which discusses the concept of inherent evil and it’s political implications. This passage caught my attention: Some Catholic commentators have claimed that the certainty we have about the wrongfulness of intrinsically evil acts means that we should give their prevention priority over other acts, which […]

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Sartre’s Spirit World

Wry Catcher’s question whether the notion of spirit world addiction reminded me of Jean Paul Sartre’s Les Jeux Sont Faits, which is particularly interesting to Mormons because Sartre’s description of the afterlife happens to coincide with commonly held notions of the spirit world. Les Jeux Sont Faits is a wonderful drama by Jean Paul Sartre […]

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Mormon mafia

Another thought based on the latest issue of Sunstone. Boyd Peterson wrote, The ways this paradox has influenced individual mormons have recently found their way into the news. In July 2007, Vanity Fair published an article that disclosed the fact that the two authors of the new torture techniques being practiced by CIA interrogators are […]

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