Women are choosing dogs over motherhood
But delaying marriage and motherhood is making them more vulnerable to depression.
The biggest problem with rapidly advancing technology is the one no one talks about
And maybe soon won’t be allowed to.
Evil will not have the last word
But in what passes as public discourse, it will keep trying.
A lost opportunity
Not this author's best effort.
Iran leads Muslim countries in fertility decline
In recent years the country has experienced one of the most steeply falling fertility rates in the world.
Good manners on death row
Who would have thought?
Disparate bedfellows: same-sex marriage and human rights
The claim that same-sex marriage is a basic human right finds no support in international human rights declarations.
Would we be safer if governments regulated Photoshopping?
If we really want truth in advertising, should we ban impossible beauty?
Teens prefer internet to drinking
Which is worse for teens - drinking or excessive internet use?
Have we lost our ability to disagree?
We have devolved.
Do you want CNN or ESPN with that burger?
Why can't I talk with you in a restaurant? Why do I have to talk to the TV?
3 reasons not to trust the new climate report
The latest report on climate change needs to be taken with a pinch of salt.
The legal maze of twins with three mothers
What happens to the children when a lesbian couple breaks up?
Is “conscious uncoupling” really such a loopy idea?
Gwyneth Paltrow was ridiculed when she explained her divorce, but there's a nugget of truth in her words.
Losing our virtue
Sex is supposedly too trivial to require virtue, yet so significant that restraint is an affront. It can't be both.
Noble words with insidious new meanings
Increasingly, media refuse to cover both sides of an issue or even to allow dissenting comments.
Books make bedtime easier
Another of Jerry Pinkney's delightful picture books.
Noah: provocative but thoughtful
The controversial film is flawed but more than an anti-human parable.
The importance of Mum-time
Research backs up the fact that there's no substitute for a mother’s care.
Russia: Growing and More Assertive
Russia's bleak demographic collapse has reversed over the last five years or so.
Belgium: accelerating down the slippery slope
Involuntary euthanasia of patients in intensive care has become acceptable medical treatment in Belgium.
Among words that no longer earn their keep, “fundamentalism” heads the list
Religious freedom expert: You can call Osama bin Laden a fundamentalist; you can call [the] Amish fundamentalists, but where does…
Britain bans use of technology
Will they survive?
Marriage advice from a divorcee
Hindsight will certainly do wonders for your wisdom.
Divergent: another teen trilogy about growing pains
In a dystopian Chicago, a 16-year-old girl discovers her inner strengths.