You’re not alone in having fake friends. Science researchers do too
In some cases, it is not accidental.
The Good Reading Guide’s Favourite Books of 2014
The top 22 of over 500 books we reviewed this year.
Rest home residents making a difference
So much talent to share.
Celibacy does not create sex offenders
Some clergy have abused children, but indicting celibacy is a mistake.
Love and the labouring classes
A new book from a leading family scholar analyses the marriage gap.
Canadians fighting for family
A new info-graphic for you!
Problems of the heart
Marriage and its heart attack prevention qualities.
When emails go public
How to avoid sharing the things you should never have said.
Indonesia’s deadly landslide
How much of the world is aware this happened?
The Internet: More informed is NOT necessarily better informed
More information is not necessarily an asset if there is no practical way to assess its worth.
The 2014 dignitarian awards
MercatorNet's five nominees for "Dignitarian of the Year".
Being “nice” worked in World War II. Why not now?
Two legendary interrogators have lessons for the War on Terror.
Social media: Those friends and followers who think you are cool might not exist
If you don’t communicate with your teen, maybe someone's bot will.
“Why my grandfather assisted at the birth of the Pill”
Dr John Rock thought it would contribute to a healthier home life, says his granddaughter.
Ageing population: some economic silver linings?
Does an ageing population result only in economic decline?
Why not hold sexual relations to a higher standard?
We have lost sight of the guidelines that define not what makes a criminal, but what makes a decent person.
Birth decisions: home or hospital?
It should be about the baby.
A guide to building the future from the founder of…
“The prospect of being lonely and wrong can be unbearable,” writes Peter Thiel.
The complexities of consent to sexual intimacy
In Canada and the US high profile media stars have been pilloried over allegations of sexual assault.
Ethics will always play catch-up in the war on terror
A deeply utilitarian mindset pervades US foreign policy.
John McCain breaks ranks with GOP over CIA torture
Based on personal experience he says that "enhanced interrogation techniques" were shameful and didn't work.
Social media: Is our every thought ready for prime time?
No, but social media make us think so.
Abandoned babies and the missing adoption option
Women who feel unable to raise their own child need this humane alternative.
GoldieBlox and the female engineer
A new line of toys encourages girls into the profession. And fair enough, says an old hand.
Your not-to-be-missed Christmas list of kids’ books
Jane and Jennifer conduct the first Reading Matters Book Awards.