Senior Fellow at Cardus, Senior Fellow at the Fraser institute, and former secondary school teacher and university professor.Bio last modified September 15th, 2017.
Deani Van Pelt keeps close to her the constant reminder that the words on her son's tombstone – words from the gospel, words of faith – would not be there without the support of the community who helped raise her son into a devoted follower of Christ.
Can ethics be taught? While Ray Pennings' blog last month had mainly to do with ethical economics, his headline question begs broader consideration. Self-regulation, said Pennings, is foundational to ethics—a deep-seated inner moral compass. But as to how that self-direction is achieved, we are told more about what won't work than on what will.