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Love and Friendship

Jane Austen's wit played to the hilt, without her moral vision.
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Technology and marriage in crime prevention

Marriage moderates some genetic predispositions to anti-social behaviour, research shows.
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Experts warn Australians against following overseas experience with euthanasia

When doctors are authorised to kill their patients, fundamental social values undergo a tectonic shift
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The fake news that sealed the fate of Antony and Cleopatra

The scandal of the century sank Antony's hopes of becoming ruler of the Roman world…
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Canadian bioethicists call for organ donor euthanasia

Of all ideas about assisted dying, this must be the worst
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Walt Heyer

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Craig Blewett

Angry social media posts are never a good idea

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The clouded crystal ball

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Denyse O'Leary

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Michael Cook

Why are US spooks so afraid of RT?

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Denyse O'Leary

What is fake news? Do we actually believe it?

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Margaret Somerville

Euthanasia: it’s a long, long, long way down

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Michael Kirke

Hollywood dramatizes a harrowing Japanese novel about persecuted Christians

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Sheila Liaugminas

New Congress quick to focus on abortion

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Michael Cook

Obama’s farewell bash

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Jennifer Minicus

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Fans clamor for new series

This book is amazing on a number of levels.
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Doctor Zhivago at 60: a spiritual masterpiece

The personal and the political combine in Pasternak's compelling novel of revolutionary and Soviet Russia.
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‘Israel is not the problem’ - a Christian voice on…

The UN Security Council move is 'bad for Christians, Muslims and Jews'.
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The treachery of divorce

It looks to be a way out of our misery, but bitterness never fails to follow.
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The myth of romantic love may be ruining your health

Searching for it on the internet only increases love-sickness.
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A nine-year-old boy is spreading a ‘contagion of mass delusion’

What 'feels right' isn't always right.
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Nat Hentoff, civil libertarian, human rights champion, passes on

The practically peerless legend leaves his great defense of life to others. What a challenge
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Africa in 2017

The direction it takes this year will be determined by how it handles the crises of last year
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Everyday heroes: the real-world meaning of our most popular stories

Even Marvel teaches us about vice and virtue.
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What can we do about fake news that would not diminish real news?

Critics of 'fake news' should go to China --- only the government has the right to post fake news.
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Why are conservative politicians so good-looking?

Right-wing politicians are winning elections because they have a "beauty advantage", according to European social scientists.
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Angry social media posts are never a good idea

Here's how to keep them in check.
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The clouded crystal ball

Why didn’t a society of idlers emerge after productivity soared because of computing?
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Does fake news make a difference in politics?

Or is the term just sour grapes from journalists and politicians who misread the electorate?
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Why are US spooks so afraid of RT?

It is the Kremlin’s principal international propaganda outlet, say intelligence officials. So what?
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What is fake news? Do we actually believe it?

Most of the magazines in your supermarket peddle it week after week
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Euthanasia: it’s a long, long, long way down

One way to get rid of slippery slopes is to deny that they exist
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Hollywood dramatizes a harrowing Japanese novel about persecuted Christians

Shusaku Endo’s masterpiece, Silence, is dark but powerful
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New Congress quick to focus on abortion

Planned Parenthood is doubling down.
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Obama’s farewell bash

Celebrity parties in the White House tell American voters that they probably made the right choice.
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Young readers have a new heroine

A bright new series for beginner readers
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Euthanasia: no one is ever satisfied

Bit by bit 'onerous' safeguards are shed
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Reframing Pope Francis

His critics need to adopt a new approach
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Fairies take up residence in local garden

A beautiful fantasy picture book.
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The continuing saga of efforts to deny the heartache of…

A new journal article is a primer on the abuse of science.
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