From the March/April, 2016 issue of Touchstone
Attack Modes by Alexander F. C. Webster


Attack Modes

Alexander F. C. Webster on An Unexpected & Refreshing Lesson in Ethics

Dr. Benjamin Carson's controversial reply to a journalist's question concerning the mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, last October reminded me of a student's unexpected proposition in an undergraduate college ethics course I taught almost fifteen years ago.

Asked how he would have acted when a deranged, anti-Christian bigot began shooting in the head nine captive students who self-identified as Christians at Umpqua Community College on October 1, 2015, the Republican presidential hopeful mused aloud ingenuously: "I'm glad you asked that question. Not . . .

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