Q&A Radio: Sunday, 24 February 2013, Question 1
I answered a question on spiritual values on Philosophy in Action Radio on 24 February 2013. You can listen to or download the podcast segment below – or check out the whole episode.
What are "spiritual" values? In your recent discussion of "Materialism in Marriage," you talked about the importance of "spiritual values." However, I found that confusing, since I've always associated "spirituality" with religion, often of the woozy variety. So what are spiritual values? How are they different from material values? Why are they important?
My Answer, In Brief: Understood rationally, "spiritual values" are values that sustain and nourish the mind. They are objective requirements of a person's life and happiness.
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