Is there a single set of goals for a “good life” that are suitable for all times and cultures? Or is ethics wholly external and shaped by our circumstances, families, and social groups? Ethics may change from culture to culture, but this moral ambiguity is not license to give up or to do whatever we want. Instead, it is an opportunity to engage and to learn from others. The blog posts here will delve into matters of cultural ethics. Topics may include medicine, family life, religion, and maybe even politics.
- What My Sabbatical Taught Me About ReputationWhen I left my corporate job of sixteen years to begin a year-long sabbatical I had no idea just how deeply it would change me. Over the course of that year, I touched the bones of dinosaurs and gazed upon cave paintings made by early humans. I walked on one