Andrew Fiala writes the weekly On Ethics column for The Fresno (CA) Bee. He reflects on the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I, the “war to end all wars.” And yet, nations continue to fight.
A number of Americans have “new age” beliefs. According to a recent Pew Center report, 41 percent of Americans believe in psychics. Forty-two percent believe that spiritual energy can be located in physical things.
Someone complained that public schools are failing for lack of religion and morality. Public universities get labeled as “liberal indoctrination centers.” Democratic education respects liberty and values for self-governance.