dignity of the person
Driving to Nebraska: Cinema, human dignity, and the elderly
At times, cinema succeeds where philosophy fails.
On July 23, 1944, Soviet troops found 800,000 pairs of shoes
This was the day that the world finally realised that the horror of the extermination camps was real.
Mothers in shackles
It’s not only in Sudanese prisons that women give birth chained.
Brown v. Board of Education turns sixty
The new world of civil rights turns the old one on its head.
Being and Being Bought
A new feminist book sees both prostitution and surrogacy as anti-woman.
After 2,400 years, the Hippocratic Oath still inspires doctors. Why is a leading bioethicist mocking it?
The unseen epidemic
Disability abuse, like elder abuse, is widespread but seldom reported.
Teaching children the facts of life
With new science and story-telling techniques the task is actually getting easier for parents.
Another day, another Army sex scandal
When is the Australian Army going to learn about the birds and the bees?
2 doctors, 103 women, sterilisation quota achieved
India's target-driven quotas for female sterilisation are producing horrific scenes, all with the aid of Western money.
Who am I? The building of bionic man
The invention of Rex, a bionic man with artificially created organs, helps us see why it is impossible for any machine to be a human being.
Courting - a Valentine’s Day proposal
The old rules of courtship free us for what matters on a date: getting to know the man or woman across the table.
From a man of the French left, a passionate defence of marriage
Bruno Nestor Azerot electrified the National Assembly in Paris when he spoke against gay marriage.
The expanding gender agenda
Students at progressive universities are in the vanguard of a sexual identity movement that is in denial about reality.
Film exposes ambiguities of workplace bullying
Why was the media so quick to jump to conclusions after a tragic suicide at the University of Virginia?
Roe’s legacy of false freedom
A young pro-life woman wonders when some Millennials are going to wake up to the big lie about reproductive freedom.
Harvard Munch: when liberty becomes bondage
One hundred and fifty years after J S Mill's famous book on Utilitarianism, the heirs of his philosophy are embracing nihilism.
The smokescreen putting young men’s health at risk
| 13 November 2012 |
How much worse do the risks of gay sex have to be before it rates the same public health warnings as smoking?
How to Get the Man of Your Dreams
The author of a new book is quizzed about its big promise.
AIDS and medical ethics: a great betrayal
The risk reduction ethic only aims to sanitise and thereby perpetuate hazardous behaviour.
A beastly double standard
An Australian Senator is reviled for a slippery slope argument while a philosopher is honoured for celebrating it.
A dangerous dish on the cultural menu
Are “boys on the side” really the answer to young women’s career ambitions?
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