Posts by Jason Thacker

Ethics in the Age of AI

Often when we hear or talk about artificial intelligence (AI), we see one of two reactions: either a fear of the unknown often accompanied by a dystopian vision of the…

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Where do we draw the line on hate speech?

In 2009, I was encouraged by some friends at work to join a new social media platform called Twitter. I remember watching a short promo video and hearing about how…

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Why do Christians address sexuality and gender issues all the time?

A common refrain among many outside the church is that Christians seem obsessed with talking about sexuality and gender issues. Often, this is mocked or simply dismissed as Christians just…

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Why theology and ethics should be central in the Christian life

A few years ago, I was introduced to the Dutch Reformed theologian and ethicist, Herman Bavinck. His works began to revolutionize the way that I thought about the rich relationship…

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The disastrous moral harm of California’s transgender ‘refuge’ bill

On Sept. 28, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a controversial new bill designed to promote California as a place of “refuge” and sanctuary for those seeking gender-affirming care. This is in response to…

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Jason Thacker Chair of Research in Technology Ethics

Jason serves as chair of research in technology ethics and director of the research institute at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. He is the author or editor of several books, including "Following Jesus in a Digital Age" and "The Digital Public Square: Christian Ethics in a Technological Society."