The Ethics of Brexit? - Sightings (William Schweiker)
Even as the Brits try to figure out what's next after the Leave voters outnumbered the Remain voters in last week's referendum, and the rest of Europe seems impatient for the Brits to get on with it. But what is the broader meaning to this movement? Martin Marty wrote earlier in the week about tribalism and togetherness. University of Chicago Divinity School ethicist William Schweiker invites us to consider the ethical dimension of the vote. What is the meaning of this embrace of "moral particularism" that stands in contrast to the vision that led to the creation of the EU? It's an interesting piece that focuses on the benefits of being together. Take a read!