Tag Archives: human dignity

From Where Does Value Come?

One of my uncles had a comic book collection; he left it at my grandmother’s house. As a kid, I frequently visited my grandmother’s house and enjoyed pouring over those old issues. My uncle had a great collection full of classic comics by all the great comic book creators. The …

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Are Moral Truths Human-Specific Biological Facts?

How are we to account for the existence of objective, transcendent moral truths? Some philosophers, like Sam Harris, believe “moral values are really questions about the well-being of conscious creatures.” Well-being (also described as human “flourishing”) is, according to Harris, the purpose of our existence as human beings. Since human …

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