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Losing our virtue
Anthony Esolen | 15 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: marriage, sex, 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
Denyse O'Leary | 15 April 2014 | CONNECTING |
tags: academic freedom, media semantics, media spin
Increasingly, media refuse to cover both sides of an issue or even to allow dissenting comments.


Books make bedtime easier
Jennifer Minicus | 15 April 2014 | READING MATTERS |
tags: animals, picture books
Another of Jerry Pinkney's delightful picture books.


Noah: provocative but thoughtful
Laura Cotta Ramosino | 14 April 2014 | POPCORN |
tags: Bible films, film reviews
The controversial film is flawed but more than an anti-human parable.


The importance of Mum-time
Nicole M. King | 14 April 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: daycare, motherhood, parenting
Research backs up the fact that there's no substitute for a mother’s care.


Russia: Growing and More Assertive
Marcus Roberts | 14 April 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |
tags: population growth, Russia, Ukraine
Russia's bleak demographic collapse has reversed over the last five years or so.


Belgium: accelerating down the slippery slope
Michael Cook | 13 April 2014 | CAREFUL! |
tags: Belgium, critical care, euthanasia, intensive care
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
Denyse O'Leary | 12 April 2014 | CONNECTING |
tags: media spin, religion reporting
Religious freedom expert: You can call Osama bin Laden a fundamentalist; you can call [the] Amish fundamentalists, but where does that get you? Their goals and way of life are very, very different.


Britain bans use of technology
Tim Golden | 11 April 2014 | READING MATTERS |
tags: adventure, fantasy
Will they survive?


Marriage advice from a divorcee
Tamara Rajakariar | 11 April 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: advice, marriage values, relationships
Hindsight will certainly do wonders for your wisdom.


Divergent: another teen trilogy about growing pains
Laura Cotta Ramosino | 11 April 2014 | POPCORN |
tags: dystopia, teen movies
In a dystopian Chicago, a 16-year-old girl discovers her inner strengths.


A deal with the devil
Michael Cook | 11 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: ethics, Japan, USA, World War II
Why did American officials refuse to prosecute Japanese doctors who had committed horrendous crimes in World War II?


No, your Internet connection is not safe
Denyse O'Leary | 11 April 2014 | CONNECTING |
tags: internet safety
The Internet is very convenient. You and I can find out what we want to know—and so can a whole bunch of other people. Here are three situations that give some idea of the scope:


Is Nigeria Africa’s hidden tiger?
Nwachukwu Egbunike | 10 April 2014 | HARAMBEE |
tags: rebasing, nigeria, economic growth
Nigeria rebases its GDP and becomes Africa's dominant economy,a position hitherto held by South Africa.


“Is this the upshot of your experiment?”
Jill Burcham | 10 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: bioethics, three-parent embryos
A Nathaniel Hawthorne tale of scientific obsession sheds light on today's designer children.


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