Category Archives: Ethics

My Writing on Jordan Peterson

Over the last few weeks and months, many thousands of people have visited my blog to read my various reflections on Jordan Peterson. Any long term follower of this blog shouldn’t be at all surprised that Peterson and the phenomena … Continue reading

Posted in Controversies, Culture, Ethics, Politics, Society | 7 Comments

Discourse in the Culture Wars and the Hunger for Catharsis

This is just the fucking worst. Imagine a self-help book written by the Darth Maul of tenured campus bad boys, an act of trahison des clercs so severe that it calls into question the entire five-thousand-year academic project—a book that … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Ethics, On the web, Society | 98 Comments

Understanding Jordan Peterson

“A man who disbelieved the Christian story as fact but continually fed on it as myth would, perhaps, be more spiritually alive than one who assented and did not think much about it.”—C.S. Lewis Who Is Jordan Peterson? A couple … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Atheism, Culture, Ethics, Philosophy, Society, Theological | 24 Comments

Conversation About the Ethics of Social Media

My friend Brad Littlejohn and I had a conversation a few days ago about the ethics of social media. You can watch it here.

Posted in Culture, Ethics, Interviews, Society, Video | 1 Comment

Some Further Thoughts on Men, Women, and Shame

The following are some further thoughts, following on from my post on men and shame. The issue of the relationship between women and men’s shame should be addressed more closely, because there is an awful lot going on there. I … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Ethics, Sex and Sexuality, Society | 44 Comments

Sex in Zero Gravity

A review of mine on Mark Regnerus’ recent book, Cheap Sex: The Transformation of Men, Marriage, and Monogamy has just been posted over on The Gospel Coalition website. Within the book, Regnerus describes and seeks to explain the shape of contemporary … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Economics, Ethics, Guest Post, Reviews, Sex and Sexuality, Society | 2 Comments

Virtue Ethics in a Virtual Age

Earlier this week, I had a thoroughly enjoyable day at Ian Paul’s Festival of Theology event, a day devoted to eight TED-talk style presentations, each followed by questions. If you don’t already know him, Ian Paul is the blogger at … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Ethics, Guest Post, On the web, Philosophy, Society | 13 Comments