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Issue 24  /  February–April 2004
Morality Bites!
Searching for Ethics in a Postmodern Age
"Morality Bites: Searching for Ethics in a Postmodern Age" takes an up-close, often personal, and sometimes hilarious look at the moral conundrums of our "do-your-own-thing" culture. Featuring Ken Wilber, the Dalai Lama, Duane Elgin, New York nightlife, Burning Man, and much more.

· Back issues
table of contents


Shifting Moral Ground:
The Dilemma of Ethics in an Out-of-Control World

How do we make the right choices in a globalizing, pluralistic society? WIE looks beyond our postmodern "do-your-own-thing" ethos to explore the emerging edge of an evolutionary morality.

Elizabeth Debold

Conversations with My Father:
Postmodernism, Morality, and the Evolution of a Father-Daughter Relationship

WIE editor Jessica Roemischer traverses four decades of postmodernity and life with her philosopher father, in an autobiographical odyssey replete with the freedoms, disappointments, and newfound potential of a world beyond tradition.

Jessica Roemischer


Andrew Cohen
In Search of a New Moral Compass
Andrew Cohen and Ken Wilber in Dialogue

Spiritual teacher Andrew Cohen and integral philosopher Ken Wilber bring their unique confluence of visions to bear on the moral predicament of humanity at the dawn of the third millennium.
Beyond Limits
Throwing Water at the Clouds:
The Mysterious Powers of Pilot Baba

Are miracles real? A modern-day Indian yogi makes a convincing case for the supernatural.

Craig Hamilton
Not Just a Book Review
Enlightenment Unplugged

of Walter Truett Anderson's The Next Enlightenment

Carter Phipps
The Radiance of Being by Allan Combs
From Certainty to Uncertainty by David Peat, and more . . .
If the Shoe Fits, Wear It
Sex and the City finds its moral footing!

Maura R. O'Connor
A 21st-Century Love Story
An email dialogue between Evan McAllister and Ella Paris

Cosmic Conscience
Andrew Cohen

America as Empire
Will America be remembered as the architect of the world's first global democracy or as a power-hungry rogue nation that precipitates a tragedy of epic proportions?

John Garrison
Eye on the Future
John Petersen

God Is a DJ
Robbie Wootton has a vision for spiritual nightlife from NYC to Shanghai

by Maura R. O'Connor
Naked on Stilts
Notes from Burning Man

Ross Robertson
News, gossip, and rumors from an emerging culture
H.H. the Dalai Lama
The ethics of interdependence