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The Genetics of Same-Sex Attraction by Stanton L. Jones. So in plain English, the best contemporary scientific findings are that when one identical twin brother is gay, the probabilities of the second twin being gay are approximately 10%. This suggests [...]
Here’s an excerpt from The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt. Related: Here’s a profile of Haidt from The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Conscience and Campus Orthodoxy by Jeremy Tedesco. On Friday, January 27, 2011, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals handed down an important victory for religious liberty on public university campuses in a lawsuit the Alliance Defense Fund brought against Eastern [...]
Christopher Lane: Two Ways of Thinking About Agnosticism: Hitchens vs. Dawkins. In his 2010 religion debate with Tony Blair, roughly a year before his untimely death, Christopher Hitchens decided to address what he said was most “twisted and immoral in [...]
The Importance of Dignity: A Reply to Steven Pinker by Christopher Kaczor. Steven Pinker, a Harvard psychologist, is well known for his 2008 article in the New Republic titled “The Stupidity of Dignity.” The President’s Council on Bioethics, in its [...]
Books & Culture reviews Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship, & Life Together by Mark and Grace Driscoll.
Our Elective Despotism by Lawrence Sellin. There are many things obvious to ordinary Americans that cannot be mentioned publicly in the polite political company of the Republican and Democratic establishments or among their press agents in the mainstream media, who [...]