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Keshav Singh: Sikh ethics sees self-centredness as the source of human evil

Long before I was exposed to the works of any Western philosophers, I looked to the teachings of the Sikh gurus, enshrined in our scripture, Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, for moral guidance. This has recently got me thinking: how does Sikhism approach the ‘big questions’ of Western moral philosophy?

January 21, 2022 · 3 Comments

Rebecca Gordon: Debt and Disillusionment

In 2019, the average debt of those earning a graduate degree was $71,000 on top of whatever the former students had already shelled out while in school. And that, in turn, is before the “miracle” of compound interest takes hold and the debt starts to grow like a rogue zucchini.

August 19, 2021 · 1 Comment

Karl Evers-Hillstrom: Biden ethics rules aim to curtail revolving door, ‘shadow lobbying’

As one of his first acts in office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that aims to prevent his administration officials from joining the lucrative Washington influence industry shortly after leaving the executive branch.

January 25, 2021 · 2 Comments

Neal Gabler: Trump Bet Americans Would Like His Un-Presidential Antics. He May Be Right.

Is America one big con game? Political pundits have been intoxicated lately by explanations as to why Democrats always seem to be behind the eight ball — never mind that … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Mahatma Gandhi on the Existence of God

Recorded on 17th October, 1931, During His Visit to England. . Revered the world over for his nonviolent philosophy of passive resistance, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was known to his many … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Has Conflicts of Interest

There is an epidemic of obesity in America, and diet plays an important role in our leading causes of death — heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. The public health institutions … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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