Saints, cynics, and striving souls in apocalyptic times
The world is in turmoil, the grip of darkness, and it seems things are spiraling out of control. What can…
Master of disguises
Max's reputation for solving mysteries grows.
Does flunking grammar make a student less adept at new technologies? Maybe.
Distinguish between new technologies to build a career vs. those used merely to entertain oneself.
A ray of light through the clouds
We need saints to dispel the miasma of evil. Alvaro del Portillo was one of them.
Chinese advice on how to control population growth
We can assume it won't be good for either mothers or babies.
If the Internet is a well-travelled sea, then Internet trolls are its brigands
Trolls can potentially destroy reputations and careers other than their own.
Raising boys to respect women
Don’t let the media educate your boys on women.
Tinkering with the chemistry of love
Can we really improve relationships with 21st Century love potions?
How we justify a market in children
Third-party reproduction inexorably leads to violations of human rights.
New United Nations population predictions alarm the West
But are they to be trusted?
Is conscience an unaffordable luxury?
Precisely because we live in secular states, we must make room for believers, religious or not, in public life.
The origin of the universe
Bernie has always wanted to create his own universe.
How family meals deter obesity
Research shows that more family meals are linked to less obesity.
How Israel can bring peace to the world
"A light unto the nations" should accommodate all creeds and peoples, says a Jewish psychologist.
Would you do it?
Working with Ebola patients is appallingly difficult, but it reveals the greatness of the human spirit.
NZ Election Results 2014
A comprehensive victory for the centre-right and the incumbent government.
Lagos: the world’s fastest growing city
Private enterprise is remaking the largest city in Nigeria.
Even liberals are getting cold feet on legalizing pot
Once the facts are on the table, the conclusion is irresistible.
This man will die from a lethal injection where they do it best. In Belgium
A prisoner is escaping life in jail by requesting euthanasia.
International religious freedom and national security
The Obama Administration has never taken religious freedom seriously.
What did students learn before 24/7 distraction was invented?
The Ontario Readers First Book (1923-1938) taught self-respect, not self-esteem.
The amazing kookaburra
"For all the birds that I tried to save as a child."
Scotland’s “no” vote befits a melancholy nationalism
An expatriate British Scot's prediction has proved correct, though it cost him some angst.
The illusion of neutrality
The secular state cannot be neutral in matters of religion.
Teaching your kids to be happy
Six attitudes to instill in your kids.