Ross Douthat (whose name I always read as doubt-that) argues what might be a some-what reasonable position on pre-marital sex:
When social conservatives talk about restoring the link between sex, monogamy and marriage, they often have these kinds of realities in mind. The point isn’t that we should aspire to some Arcadia of perfect […]
Plague? Zombies? Nuclear Holocaust? No worries, NYC knows what to do and has penned a legal handy-dandy guide to make sure you do too:
Published with the disarmingly bland title “New York State Public Health Legal Manual,” the doomsday book does not proclaim new law but, rather, describes existing law and gives lawyers and judges […]
Despite there being nothing unusual about the incident in Brandon, the media has descended upon the small town in droves, somehow finding a way to portray the event as if it were a novel phenomenon or some sort of aberration within human society, an assertion that even […]
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Philip Bail at New Scientist grapples with what he calls the “Frankenstein Syndrome,” that is, why are we so afraid of making people?
Some versions of the Prometheus story of Greek mythology say that he not only gave technological knowledge to humankind but actually created human beings. And the legendary inventor Daedalus was said […]
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