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The moral compass of religion

Among the seven Sutherland Institute governing principles is “Religion as the moral compass of human progress.” In “Turning back the tide of sexual promiscuity through religion,” an op-ed published Sunday in the Deseret News, scholar Jenet Jacob Erickson, Ph.D., shares insights that appear to underscore the linkage between human progress and the moral compass of […]

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The Sutherland Vision: Boston to Philadelphia

It has been said that ideas go booming through the world like cannons; thoughts are mightier than armies; and principles have achieved more victories than horsemen or chariots. Inspiring ideas, transformational thoughts and powerful principles – these have been the driving forces of Sutherland Institute from the very beginning. As we begin this new chapter […]

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Rise above temptations of verbal combat

Public policy, presidential politics, local campaigns heating up and burning social issues have all combined to raise the temperature of public rhetoric, and upend rational thinking. We would be wise to remember the old axiom, “Speak in anger and you will deliver the greatest speech you will ever live to … regret.” Many have come […]

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Hysterical over ‘hxstory’

Does the spelling of “historical” offend you? This may seem ludicrous, but if you asked a student of Western Washington University, they might tell you just how seriously they take the “misspelling.” According to The Student Assembly for Power and Liberation, which has demanded social justice indoctrination of their fellow students and professors, the real […]

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Utah commission passes resolution opposing unilateral use of the Antiquities Act

On Wednesday, the Utah Legislature’s Commission on the Stewardship of Public Lands adopted a resolution opposing the unilateral use of the Antiquities Act to designate new national monuments. The Obama administration is considering a number of national monument designations in the state this year – including a 1.9-million-acre designation in the Bears Ears area of […]