Tag Archives: Morality

Ask a Catholic Geek: Moral Culpability in Service

I’ve been meaning to start up an Ask a Catholic Geek series, and this question posed in our Facebook group was the perfect opportunity. How do we explain, using moral theology, why it is licit to allow racists to use your … Continue reading

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How To Make Catholics Look Stupid: A Lethal Force Fisk

I love fisks; writing them and reading them.  Most of the time, I like to fisk people who are being dopey about a particular fandom, or on writing, or something like that.  But every now and then, there’s a Catholic … Continue reading

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The Machines That Teach Us To Be Human

One of my favorite shows, Person of Interest, recently wrapped up its five-season run, and did so in such a way that makes discussing it an absolute imperative for geeks everywhere. This show may have started as a fun twist … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of ‘Rationalia’

The Internet has been blowing up about how Neil deGrasse Tyson proposing a new one-line constitutional society. I really have nothing to add to that . . . well, nothing specific to that. However, it reminded me heavily of a … Continue reading

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Superheroes, Vigilantism, and Morality

A lot of ink has been spilled, and far more photons emitted, over the question of why superhero fiction has become so popular. It’s not just a recent thing, though it might seem like it; the recent rise in popularity is … Continue reading

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What Andy’s Playing: Undertale

Undertale is a game that’s tricky to talk about, but the prospect of sharing this review with you fills me with determination. I could put a spoiler warning up, but ultimately there’s so many things about the game that I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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The Catholic Geek Review of Deadpool

I did not plan on seeing Deadpool this weekend. I did not plan on seeing Deadpool next weekend, or the weekend after that, or basically any time. I’ve rarely enjoyed a moment of one of his appearances in print or cartoon. I … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart of Darkness

Why can’t I kill someone? No, seriously, why not? Oh, look, this guy is bullying my kid / my friend / hurt someone I care about.  Why can’t I just go up to him and shove him into traffic? Why … Continue reading

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