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Getting teens to obey (the right people)

Accepting authority is virtuous, but not all authorities are equal.
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Even a silver-backed gorilla is not worth more than a child

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Will emerging markets cope with the challenges of an ageing population?

Investors are concerned that they won't.
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‘Peter Rabbit’ vs. ‘Polar Bear’s Underwear: the revenge of the classics

A long-lost manuscript is already a bestseller.
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A solution in search of a name

Assisted suicide supporters cannot agree on what to call it
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A woman’s right to choose surrogacy

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The Jungle Book

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