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Category Archives: Nonjudgment

Non-judgmental Ethics Sunday: Does My Ex Owe Something to Our Grown Children?

posted by Joshua on June 11, 2017 in Ethicist, Nonjudgment

Continuing my series of responses to the New York Times’, The Ethicist, without imposing values, here is my take on today’s post, “Does My Ex Owe Something to Our Grown Children?” After 25 years of marriage and three children, my husband and I divorced. He was a former seminarian and a pro-life Catholic when we[…] Keep reading →

Non-judgmental Ethics Sunday: Should You Expose a Charity That Exploits Its Employees?

posted by Joshua on May 28, 2017 in Ethicist, Nonjudgment

Continuing my series of responses to the New York Times’, The Ethicist, without imposing values, here is my take on today’s post, “Should You Expose a Charity That Exploits Its Employees?” I recently began training for a staff position at a nonprofit that offers services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. I was[…] Keep reading →

Non-judgmental Ethics Sunday: Can Dad Bring His Second Wife to Mom’s Funeral?

posted by Joshua on May 14, 2017 in Ethicist, Nonjudgment

Continuing my series of responses to the New York Times’, The Ethicist, without imposing values, here is my take on today’s post, “Can Dad Bring His Second Wife to Mom’s Funeral?” My question is whether it’s appropriate for Woman B, who broke up Woman A’s marriage, to attend Woman A’s funeral. My dad planned to[…] Keep reading →

Non-judgmental Ethics Sunday: Should I Get a Pet From a No-Kill Shelter?

posted by Joshua on April 30, 2017 in Ethicist, Nonjudgment

Continuing my series of responses to the New York Times’, The Ethicist, without imposing values, here is my take on today’s post, “Should I Get a Pet From a No-Kill Shelter?” I recently experienced the loss of a much-loved pet. I am looking into getting a new cat or cats. My dilemma is where: 1.[…] Keep reading →

Non-judgmental Ethics Sunday: Does Confining Deplorable Remarks to Your Home Make Them All Right?

posted by Joshua on April 23, 2017 in Ethicist, Nonjudgment

Continuing my series of responses to the New York Times’, The Ethicist, without imposing values, here is my take on today’s post, “Does Confining Deplorable Remarks to Your Home Make Them All Right?” My husband and I are on opposite ends of the political spectrum, which has often made for interesting conversation. We have been[…] Keep reading →

“Me and the Big Bang Theorist”: Less Cancer Founder Bill Couzens writes about meeting me

posted by Joshua on April 18, 2017 in Fitness, Habits, Nonjudgment

Bill Couzens founded Less Cancer. He also founded National Cancer Prevention Day & Forum and initiated the US Congressional Cancer Prevention Caucus. In other words, he cares about an important issue and gets things done. He was also recently diagnosed with diabetes. He sought medical and dietary help. He also sensed he could use help[…] Keep reading →

Non-judgmental Ethics Sunday: Is It O.K. to Marry an Amnesiac?

posted by Joshua on April 16, 2017 in Ethicist, Nonjudgment

Continuing my series of responses to the New York Times’, The Ethicist, without imposing values, here is my take on today’s post, “Is It O.K. to Marry an Amnesiac?” My sister suffered a brain injury two years ago that left her with severe short-term memory loss. She has made a very good recovery, but she[…] Keep reading →