Thursday, July 21, 2022

Is virtue a necessary qualification for public office?

The idea of virtue rarely is discussed in public any more. When we consider which candidates to vote for virtue is rarely a consideration. Certainly Donald Trump was no paragon of virtue nor some would argue was Hillary Clinton.  

It would seem that politics is a dog eat dog kind of enterprise and virtue, good character, is not considered a necessary or even a desirable qualification.


How important is virtue and character when you choose a political candidate to vote for?

Unitarian Universalists covenant together to affirm nd promote the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process...

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