One way or another we all face medical challenges. The include medical care, health care, prescriptions, end-of-life care, or doctors. What is the best health care system? Is euthanasia immoral? What should we be striving for in health care?
Most people think of politics negatively given the situation of our current politics. This session aims to see the good in the politics and address moral issues related within it: Immigration, Voting, Governance, Just War, and International Obligations.
Most of those who chime into my series are interested in the theological implications of our actions. When is my action sin or mortal sin? What role do I play in moral decision making? What is my conscience? This episode tackles those questions.
Many of our actions cannot be described by "moral" and "immoral." Is it immoral to wear a tuxedo to the beach or a swimsuit to a board meeting? Am I allowed to sniffle in public or should I sneeze? These questions are addressed by the topics of morality, ethicality, and appropriateness.
Rarely in life are our actions simple and easy to understand. Often our choices are complicated by layers of confusion or degrees of separation. The principles of Double-Effect and Cooperation help give us language to describe our involvement with immoral actions.
Making moral decisions is more challenging than we think. Often we limit ourselves to "that was bad" or "that shouldn't have happened." Yet, we have to be honest about our actions and intentions. These two factor determine whether our actions were moral and how liable we are for the consequences.