Tag Archives: Ethics

Wake Up! Wake Up!

Wake up! Wake up to this! Wake up to that! Can anyone realistically wake up to everything? No. To try would be to exhaust yourself right back to sleep. What then shall we do with all that’s going on in the world? As I’ve written in this month’s BreakPoint column, that’s the Crisis of the …

Who Is the Bigot?

Who is the bigot? Mark Joseph Stern proposes an answer to that question in a recent Slate article, taking his cues from a new book by Stephen Eric Bronner, titled The Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists. Stern makes it amazingly simple: “Anybody who opposes equal rights for gay people” is a bigot by definition. That much is …