Category: philosophy

Western Moral Decline or Capitalist Decadence?

In this piece, Jon Kofas discusses the the current Western economic malaise and its relationship to the discussion of values in society.

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Responsibilities to Rights

Dr. Rachael Kohn, a leading Australian author and broadcaster argues that today, many people treat religion as a source of ills rather than a cure for social problems. There is, of course, much suffering caused by religion and its followers but the guidance, discipline and compassion provided by religion can be, and often is, a force for good in the world which is often overlooked. This article offers a measured defence of religion and its place the modern world.