Books for the social media age IV: Dostoevsky’s The Idiot
In an era of 'liking' and 'swiping' we need some genuine misfits.
‘Please make comfortable’
An estimated 650 patients at an English hospital had their lives 'shortened'. It has taken 20 years to get to…
Tully: modern motherhood and friendship
Despite the stresses, the happiness of being a mother predominates.
Fortnite gamers are motivated, not addicted
To compete, the real world needs to raise its game.
Bringing virtues into play: a new angle on gaming behaviour
Researchers enter the young players's world and find video games are not a waste of time.
Jordan Peterson on Cain and Abel
Rival responses to the challenge of suffering.
Childhood obesity: the Government takes care
What about making it easier for mothers to cook healthy meals at home?
Secularism and religious tolerance: Singapore vs Australia
Or, social cohesion vs intolerance of religion.
Coming to a nation near you, Starbucks racial bias training
Are we too focused today on our differences vs what we have in common?
Black men who’ve made it in America
Some good news from the race front, in which marriage plays a role.
California crisis pregnancy centres win abortion referral case
Supreme Court majority says a state rule exemplifies government imposing its own message in place of individual speech.
MAiD and modern medicine
Two years after an assisted dying law was passed in Canada, palliative care is suffering.
How setting a schedule can make you less productive
Famished for time.
An existential crisis in the USA?
Is this the reason for the upswing in suicides?
Future fashion: educating designers for a sustainable industry
Beyond technology, the liberal arts have a role to play.
In retirement, most ex-presidents can’t resist the urge to stay relevant
'There is nothing more pathetic than a former president,' said one of them.
Growing acceptance of a dangerous addiction
More Americans say pornography is morally acceptable
Books for the social media age I: The Little Prince
It’s the perfect tonic for those besotted with Facebook and Twitter.
Books for the social media age II: An unlikely choice from the Beat Generation
A tip on detoxing from Jack Kerouac's The Dharma Bums.
Books for the social media age III: War and Peace
It will will give you many hours of respite from Instagram and YouTube.
Football’s cultural side helped Britain wage the last Cold War
Playing the World Game.
Masterpiece, marriage, and bigotry: the Court’s ruling is more robust than many acknowledge
The difference between intentional and foreseen discrimination.
More people should choose to have children with Down syndrome
A bioethics professor whose son has trisomy 21 is alarmed at the number who choose abortion.
Public worship, public error, and indifference
Is the worship of pagan gods preferable to godless secularism?
Russian pension changes in the pipeline
Men will have to wait till age 65 - but how many will live that long?