|The Boy Scouts cave in
Robert R. Reilly | 24 May 2013 |
Under enormous pressure, they have voted to welcome openly gay scouts. What message does the change in policy send young people?
|A boy’s life with unisex scouts
Anthony Esolen | 23 May 2013 |
The Boy Scouts of America will vote today on whether they will admit homosexual scouts. Will they become the Unisex Scouts, as they are in Canada, where the scouting movement has collapsed?
Zac Alstin | 23 May 2013 |
“Comfort women”, carpet bombing, atom bombs, lethal drones and genocide can all be justified by appeals to necessity.
|Digital multitasking: scourge or blessing?
Anya Kamenetz | 22 May 2013 |
How can we teach students to focus on what they ought to be doing?
|Who or what is a “child”?
Margaret Somerville | 22 May 2013 |
Canada's Parliament lacks the courage to take a stand on defining when an unborn child will be protected by the law.
|We’re all mad here
Allen Frances | 21 May 2013 |
That's the message of the new edition of the bible for American psychiatrists, DSM-5. Diagnostic inflation is about to become hyperinflation.
Michael Cook | 20 May 2013 |
Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy made headlines around the world. But is she sending women the right message?
|A fight for equality or a war on difference?
Brendan O'Neill | 20 May 2013 |
To invite the government to give us phony equalities by recognising gay marriage is to invite greater state intervention into our personal lives.
|Star Trek: Into Darkness
Ronan Wright | 20 May 2013 |
The familiar characters face very contemporary issues of terrorism and militarism in this nicely characterised film.
|How legal euthanasia changed Belgium for ever
Steven Bieseman and Tom Mortier | 17 May 2013 |
The ideology of absolute self-determination has become sacred and unquestionable.