the COVID trolley problem

A couple weeks ago I wrote a post arguing that everyone might be right in their response to the coronavirus because of the dramatically different contexts in which we live. The point is that the experience of the pandemic is so complicated that it laughs at our attempts to offer a simple, definitive response. This … Continue reading the COVID trolley problem

judging the past by the present

This will probably come as a great surprise to many of you, but I have never been accused, at any point in my life, of being "in style." It just isn't my thing. It's not that I haven't tried.┬áSome people try really hard to get better at golf yet still slice every drive out of … Continue reading judging the past by the present

good without god

Can a person be good without god? I'm going to sacrifice cleverness for clarity and say simply that the answer is no. A person cannot be good without God. This will come as an irritating and obnoxious answer to virtually every unbeliever I know and not a small number of believers as well. "How can … Continue reading good without god