David Brooks on emerging from loneliness to find ‘moral renewal’

JUDY WOODRUFF: As all of us know, life is filled with peaks and valleys. Tonight, David Brooks diverges from politics to share a personal journey marked by loneliness and sparked by the inspiration of others who have overcome life-altering obstacles. That’s the subject of David’s latest book, and it’s the newest addition to our Bookshelf, […]

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Postmodernism Exposed – Chomsky, Peterson, Paglia & Hicks

Postmodernism Exposed – Chomsky, Peterson, Paglia & Hicks

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Ethical Relativism

Ethical Relativism

Today and by large most people are influenced by culture to except a false view point called Ethical Relativism. Ultimately making a myth of moral relativism, to be tolerant. For example the view of loving one another, in order to fit in. However this can only be seen as far from the truth. If everyone’s […]

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Is Moral Relativism the Right Approach? [Introduction to Common Law] [No. 86]

Is Moral Relativism the Right Approach? [Introduction to Common Law] [No. 86]

Here’s a very simple question. I hit you over the head, and a moral relativist would say, “By virtue of the fact that I hit you, you now owe me money instead of my owing you money.” And the reason we don’t do it in that particular direction, is we all understand that the first […]

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Ethics Defined: Moral Relativism

Ethics Defined: Moral Relativism

Moral Relativism Moral relativism is the idea that there is no universal or absolute set of moral principles. It’s a version of morality that advocates “to each her own,” and those who follow it often say, “Who am I to judge?” Moral relativism can be understood in several ways. Descriptive moral relativism, also known as […]

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Metaethics: Crash Course Philosophy #32

Metaethics: Crash Course Philosophy #32

Is it wrong to steal to feed your family? Is there such a thing as a good lie? Questions like these are the domain of ethics – the branch of philosophy that studies morality, or right and wrong behavior. But before we can parse questions like these, we need to go deeper – into metaethics, […]

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