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Western Society: Reinforcing our Selfishness?

Marcus Roberts | 06 May 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: altruism, children, consumerism, materialism, selfishness


Internet porn and children: body and soul

Karl D. Stephan | 02 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: children, materialism, pornography
Your opinion of how pornography can harm children will depend on what you think children are.


An end to the madness?

Denyse O'Leary | 11 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: DSM-5, materialism, psychiatry
The fifth edition of the DSM psychiatric manual may be the last.


A divine foot in the door

David Gallagher | 22 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Darwinism, materialism
Atheist philosopher Thomas Nagel explains why the materialist Neo-Darwinian conception of nature is almost certainly false.


Spanish mothers, families and children’s happiness

Carolyn Moynihan | 20 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: child wellbeing, family values, materialism
A UNICEF report throws more light than it intends on problems in British family life.


Children and Materialism

Marcus Roberts | 20 September 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Children, materialism, UNICEF
A new UNICEF report presents sobering findings for the UK.


Raising thrifty kids

Mary Cooney | 19 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: materialism, parenting, thrift
How to turn your shopping trips into life-long lessons for your kids.


Morality for neurons

Denyse O'Leary | 01 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: materialism, morality, neuroscience
Can you build a system of moral behaviour on complete materialism? A famous neuroscientist gives it the old college try.


Nothing to be Frightened Of

Francis Phillips | 14 April 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: Darwinism, evolution, materialism
Darwinian materialism is a grey and dreary way to live, novelist Julian Barnes suggests in his recent memoir. 


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