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Civility now | Our democracy depends on it

Civility

Democracy requires that citizens actually talk with each other. When we’re no longer capable of that, things fall apart. If there’s an emblem of the hysteria gripping American politics these days, it might just be comedienne Kathy Griffin holding what …

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Saved by an atheist | Do humans matter or not?

Sarah Irving-Stonebraker

Find out how a famous atheist started a secular humanist on the road to faith in Jesus Christ. Sarah Irving-Stonebraker was on the fast track to academic stardom. A native of Australia, Sarah had won the University Medal and a …

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Americans and infidelity | It’s still not OK

Americans and infidelity

A recent article in the New York Times magazine provocatively asked “Is an Open Marriage a Happier Marriage?” Given the worldview of the New York Times, we shouldn’t be surprised that their answer was “probably.” And the response to the …

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The hopeless world of ‘13 Reasons’

13 Reasons Why

If you haven’t heard of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why,” I guarantee your teens have. Here’s what you need to know about it. Ten years ago, Jay Asher, a novelist specializing in Young Adult fiction, saw his novel about …

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Building the next master race?

master race

The attempts to create a master Aryan race is not the stuff of science fiction or history books anymore. I’m going to tell you a story about an attempt to build a strong nation by breeding better babies. These babies …

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France and down syndrome

Deadly utilitarianism

One of the great men of French history had a daughter with a disability. His faith saw him—and her—through. Late last year, I told you about an extraordinary bit of censorship by the French government. What was censored was an …

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