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Do children have to be so expensive?

Over-indulgence will likely have negative psychological effects.
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Islamic State promoting “sexual jihad”

ISIS is recruiting women as temporary brides, a practice which revolts even many Muslim preachers.
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The reason for the season

Christmas Day 2000 years ago really did change the world for ever.
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The Good Reading Guide’s Favourite Books of 2014

The top 22 of over 500 books we reviewed this year.
MOST RECENT

Dec 22, 2014 09:52 AM AEST

Marcus Roberts

Population Ageing: Economic Decline

Dec 19, 2014 11:27 AM AEST

Mark Regnerus and Carolyn Moynihan

Mark Regnerus: Dignitarian of the Year

Dec 19, 2014 09:20 AM AEST

Holly Hamilton-Bleakley

Men can have babies and other postmodern myths

Dec 19, 2014 06:56 AM AEST

Cheryl Lowe

Factose intolerance

Dec 19, 2014 06:31 AM AEST

Shannon Roberts

Do children have to be so expensive?

Dec 19, 2014 12:21 AM AEST

Denyse O'Leary

You’re not alone in having fake friends. Science researchers do too

Dec 18, 2014 08:50 PM AEST

Chiara Pellegrino

Islamic State promoting “sexual jihad”

Dec 18, 2014 02:20 PM AEST

Andrew Liaugminas and Sheila Liaugminas

Papal peacemakers

Dec 18, 2014 01:42 PM AEST

James Schall SJ

The reason for the season

Dec 18, 2014 09:22 AM AEST

Clare Cannon

The Good Reading Guide’s Favourite Books of 2014

Dec 17, 2014 03:51 PM AEST

Michael Cook

Remembering the dark story of Peru’s population control campaign

Dec 17, 2014 01:13 PM AEST

Shannon Roberts

Rest home residents making a difference

Dec 17, 2014 10:11 AM AEST

George Friedman

Inside the Russian bear

Dec 16, 2014 05:21 PM AEST

Ali Mamouri

Sydney siege shows the rise of a new extremism

Dec 16, 2014 03:43 PM AEST

Sheila Liaugminas

Free Asia Bibi

Dec 16, 2014 03:42 PM AEST

Fred H. Cate

The fantasy world of informed consent to violations of privacy

Dec 16, 2014 02:22 PM AEST

Nader Hashemi

How have Syrian rebels become so radical?

Dec 16, 2014 10:57 AM AEST

Mark Regnerus

Relationships in America: the good news

Dec 16, 2014 09:55 AM AEST

Anthony Fisher

Celibacy does not create sex offenders

Dec 15, 2014 05:56 PM AEST

Carolyn Moynihan

Love and the labouring classes

Dec 15, 2014 04:06 PM AEST

Shannon Roberts

Canadians fighting for family

Dec 15, 2014 02:43 PM AEST

Nicole M. King

Problems of the heart

Dec 15, 2014 12:56 PM AEST

David Glance

When emails go public

Dec 14, 2014 03:35 PM AEST

Sheila Liaugminas

Indonesia’s deadly landslide

Dec 14, 2014 09:45 AM AEST

Denyse O'Leary

The Internet: More informed is NOT necessarily better informed

Dec 12, 2014 07:33 PM AEST

Carolyn Moynihan and Michael Cook

The 2014 dignitarian awards

Dec 12, 2014 05:43 PM AEST

Michael Cook

Being “nice” worked in World War II. Why not now?

Dec 12, 2014 09:34 AM AEST

Denyse O'Leary

Social media: Those friends and followers who think you are cool might not exist

Dec 12, 2014 08:02 AM AEST

Rachel S. Phillips

“Why my grandfather assisted at the birth of the Pill”

Dec 11, 2014 03:28 PM AEST

Marcus Roberts

Ageing population: some economic silver linings?


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Population Ageing: Economic Decline

Do we really know what an ageing global population will mean for the world's economy?
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Remembering the dark story of Peru’s population control campaign

About 300,000 women and 22,000 men were forcibly or deceitfully sterilised in the 1990s.
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Rest home residents making a difference

So much talent to share.
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Inside the Russian bear

The strength of the Russian people is that they can endure suffering that would break other nations.
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Sydney siege shows the rise of a new extremism

Muslims must not be blamed for the atrocities of a group of criminals and psychopaths.
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Free Asia Bibi

And countless others she personifies.
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The fantasy world of informed consent to violations of privacy

Reading the privacy policies of just the most popular websites would take up more than 30 full working days.
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How have Syrian rebels become so radical?

An expert on Syria says that young people are attracted by a simplistic and delusional ideology.
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Relationships in America: the good news

A large new study yields some encouraging results.
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Celibacy does not create sex offenders

Some clergy have abused children, but indicting celibacy is a mistake.
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Love and the labouring classes

A new book from a leading family scholar analyses the marriage gap.
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Canadians fighting for family

A new info-graphic for you!
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Problems of the heart

Marriage and its heart attack prevention qualities.
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When emails go public

How to avoid sharing the things you should never have said.
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Indonesia’s deadly landslide

How much of the world is aware this happened?
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The Internet: More informed is NOT necessarily better informed

More information is not necessarily an asset if there is no practical way to assess its worth.
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The 2014 dignitarian awards

MercatorNet's five nominees for "Dignitarian of the Year".
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Being “nice” worked in World War II. Why not now?

Two legendary interrogators have lessons for the War on Terror.
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Social media: Those friends and followers who think you are cool might not exist

If you don’t communicate with your teen, maybe someone's bot will.
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“Why my grandfather assisted at the birth of the Pill”

Dr John Rock thought it would contribute to a healthier home life, says his granddaughter.
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Ageing population: some economic silver linings?

Does an ageing population result only in economic decline?
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Why not hold sexual relations to a higher standard?

We have lost sight of the guidelines that define not what makes a criminal, but what makes a decent person.
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Birth decisions: home or hospital?

It should be about the baby.
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A guide to building the future from the founder of…

“The prospect of being lonely and wrong can be unbearable,” writes Peter Thiel.
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The complexities of consent to sexual intimacy

In Canada and the US high profile media stars have been pilloried over allegations of sexual assault.
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