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Why America needs the virtues of humility

“Humility is not something you hear much about in politics,” says Hillary Clinton. Amen to…
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Can governments raise fertility rates?

Or should we get used to the "two-child norm"?
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Can’t adults decide whether to eat a sandwich or not?

Some people actually complained about Jimmy Kimmel’s gag at the Emmys
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When cyber gets physical: why we need the NSA

Cybersecurity is so important that Clinton and Trump were asked about it in last night’s…
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Great romantic novels: readers respond

A selection from our readers’ survey on books about love and marriage.
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Books about refugees for children

Several books that approach this topic in an age appropriate manner.
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Policies: the forgotten element in the US election

The stakes in November are high. Why isn't the media covering policy debates?
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What a debate is for

Can we be convinced?
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New Australian book on marriage hits censorship roadblock

Why are gay marriage supporters afraid to debate?
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How kids can benefit from boredom

TV, the internet and smartphone can stifle imagination
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The real issue behind the single-sex education debate

There is no consensus that children are disadvantaged by studying in a single-sex school
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Why your kids shouldn’t be your friends

Because you love them and want the best for them.
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The declining institution of marriage in China

Further signs that China's longterm population prospects are not rosy.
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Young adult novel meets social agenda

Teens deserve better than what this book has to offer.
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Hubris and hype in stem cell research

The recent news about 'motherless babies' was gobbled up by gullible media
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The toxic fumes of democracy

Heated debate and stable democracy go hand in hand, even with same-sex marriage
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Regensburg, Ratzinger, and our crisis of reason

Defending reason from fideism and 'feelings'.
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The spy in your pocket

A philosopher describes how our privacy is threatened by the continuing encroachment of technology.
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Pay no attention to the man behind the algorithm

Our digital gatekeepers fall short of their own hype.
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What your kids will remember about you

Five important things to take note of.
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How the internet is changing the way we live

A new book by British academic Timothy Garton Ash is a magisterial look at free speech in an ultra-connected world
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To destroy monuments is to destroy a people

A recent book gives a compelling account of the disappearing religious architecture of Syria.
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Population engineering ideology rears its ugly head

It's a discredited and antiquated idea.
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The next US president will have a unique opportunity to mould the Supreme Court bench
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Gloria Steinem to the rescue

Ageing feminist icon discovers the reason for global warming: forced childbirth
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The Dutch do it better

A Belgian child was euthanised last week. Now they're studying a child euthanasia clinic in the Netherlands
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America, prepare to take your medicine

Never before have voters elected a crook, knowing that she was a crook
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Pope Francis to religious leaders: ‘We must be artisans of peace’

'Peace alone, and not war, is holy,' says Francis at Assisi gathering.
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Denmark, migration and racism

Is it racist to control who comes to one's country?
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Is there really no difference between straight and gay parenting?

The consensus is flawed by small-scale studies, badly framed questions and poorly understood data
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