Tagged: morality

Drifting moral values - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Aug 30, 2012

Last night the New Zealand Parliament overwhelmingly voted to go ahead with the marriage Equality Bill. A common comment is that it’s time had come. It would have not been possible 10 years ago. Is this just an example of … Continue reading → … Read More

Making sense of religion, science, and morality - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Aug 20, 2012

Here’s an interesting discussion. And unlike many in this area – one that makes a lot of sense. Perhaps it’s because the participants are all non-theists so are not encumbered with ideological baggage. Atheists On Religion, Science, And Morality (The … Continue reading → … Read More

Ethical enquiry or moral instruction? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 19, 2012

There has been a raging debate locally about the religious instruction classes in New Zealand public schools. I commented before that the Churches Education Commission, who run this programme, are hiding behind the provision of values teaching in the school curriculum … Continue reading → … Read More