Tag: Choice

Infinite Choice by David McIlroy

Infinite Choice by David McIlroy

Our culture understands choice to be the means by which we express our freedom and individuality but sees choice as a range of consumer options. Read more…

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Redefining Marriage: The case for caution by Julian Rivers

Redefining Marriage: The case for caution by Julian Rivers

The Government’s proposal to introduce same-sex marriage seems to rest on reasons of equality, stability and convenience. But on closer inspection, these are respectively incomplete, speculative and negligible. As currently defined, marriage secures the equal value of men and women. It also promotes the welfare of children. By contrast, the new definition of marriage will unavoidably call into question its exclusivity, its permanence and even its sexual nature.

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Is sexual freedom just? by Guy Brandon

Is sexual freedom just? by Guy Brandon

Author and counsellor Guy Brandon considers whether freedom in sexual consent has affected justice and what true sexual freedom is. To explore further, see Just Sex

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Master your mind: How to vote ethically

Master your mind: How to vote ethically

See how many questions you can get right – and where to find the answers before the next election. All of us are at different places on the political spectrum. Votewise Now will not tell you how to vote, just help you vote according to your conscience. Careful thought and deliberation are needed to make […]

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Enhancing humans or a new creation? by Denis Alexander

Enhancing humans or a new creation? by Denis Alexander

Summary Enhancement involves giving abilities integral to the body beyond those we would normally consider a human to possess. Transhumanism is an influential philosophy based on human autonomy in which enhancement technologies play a central role. This paper summarises transhumanism, describes the scope of current enhancing technologies, and provides a Christian critique, presenting the biblical […]

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Abortion Addicts

Abortion Addicts

by John Hayward Today’s annual abortion statistics for England and Wales from the Department of Health make for dismal reading: The total number of abortions in 2007 rose by 2.5% to an all time high of 198,499, 35% of which were carried out using the “abortion pill”. Abortions among girls aged under 16 rose by […]

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Time and priorities

Time and priorities

Michael Schluter, September 2005 We have all got used to the idea that money is our scarcest resource. So at both a personal and a professional level, much time and effort goes into working out how best to allocate it, budget it, spend it, tax it and invest it. Various academic disciplines have developed to […]

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