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Democracy isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

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Love died; but who killed sex?

Why are so many Millennials celibate?
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Aquinas looks at bitcoin

Is there anything intrinsically wrong with cryptocurrency?
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Half the world’s countries are not reproducing themselves

A "huge surprise" for researchers!
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Blasphemy law is repealed in Ireland, enforced in Pakistan – and a problem in many countries

The resurgence of blasphemy in the secular state.
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We’re getting bigger

But is this really a bad thing?
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Is the university a safe space for rational argument?

If a university stands for anything, surely it stands for the idea of truth.
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American eugenics is targeting Down syndrome kids

They are considered to be a public health problem and unwarranted financial drain on society  
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Wife critical of journalist husband’s trip to Swiss suicide clinic

‘His death feels unresolved’
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Disney’s Nutcracker: the latest movie to explore the dark side of fairy tales

'Darker' fairy tales can still enchant and console.
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The effects of childlessness on the elderly

The number of children that will make you happiest.
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The wealth of nations begins at home

The savings rate is nearly double in countries with the most two-parent families.
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World War I: is it right to blame the Treaty of Versailles for the rise of Hitler?

A multiplicity of other elements were also involved.
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Celebrants of death at the Cenotaph

Why would humanists be represented at the National Remembrance Day Service?
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The gender identity phantom

Medical treatment for gender change is dangerous and unscientific, says an endocrinologist
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Have children? Here, have some rural land!

Says Italian government.
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Dutchman, 69, wants to turn back the clock on his age

'Young god' claims that he is a victim of trans-ageist discrimination
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100 years since the WWI Armistice, Remembrance Day reminds us of the cost of war

The notion of sacrifice became central, but contested.
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Living with morals: a review of The Fall of Gondolin

The beginning and end of Tolkien's literary world.
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The Canadian euthanasia express rolls on

The right to life can be flipped into a right to die 
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The Google walkout: not a strike, but…

A new kind of union may be on the way.
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Donald Trump: international man of mystery

It’s clear from the 2018 midterms that Trump’s unique appeal has not faded
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Character may be destiny, personality isn’t

The substitution of diagnosis for argument is one of the great fallacies of our time
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Are the wheels falling off the transgender juggernaut?

In a surprising move, 'The Economist' expresses grave reservations
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Britannia calls her loyal subjects to her side

To fill recruitment holes in her armed services.
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The ultimate parenting app: talking to your kids

Talking to kids, explaining life’s events, helps them go beyond their immediate experiences of pain and pleasure
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