Sightings Articles

Two children in striped shirts look out the window at trees and a brick building.

ethics | environmentalism | anthropocentrism

In Short Measures Life May Perfect Be

If what makes human life sublime is complete, without the need for growth and endurance across time, this is exactly the sort of thinking our planet needs....

February 15, 2024
Black man with cigarette in hand looking pensively off to the right

Trauma | ethics | James Baldwin

James Baldwin and the Cost of Community

Denying that there is persistent brokenness in the world, we have concluded that everything wrong comes from structures that rest on ideologies we oppose. ...

November 9, 2023
Man in suit facing backward with his hand raised in oath

ethics | integrity | George Santos

Lies, Damned Lies, and George Santos

Dismissing Santos' lies endangers truth, accountability, and democracy....

January 27, 2023
the land of israel

ethics | Debt | Hebrew Bible | social issues | Community

Debt and the Land

The ethics of debt forgiveness have to account for more than just the debtor-creditor relationship...

May 27, 2021
Mask

Coronavirus | ethics | society | social issues

Masks

The social effects of wearing a moral choice on our face...

May 17, 2021
Earthquake

Coronavirus | ethics

Faith and Disaster

A Kantian reflection on the disconnect between the world of facts and our actions...

November 5, 2020

football | Evangelicals | Catholics | Mike Ditka | ethics

Football

The morality of our national sport....

November 9, 2015