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The Briefing 04-07-14

Mozilla CEO ouster clear example of scale and velocity of moral revolution; Endorsement of same-sex marriage has become non-negotiable; Is the internet taking away American…Read this essay →

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The Briefing 02-28-14

Inevitability of vast new “designer baby” industry; FDA considers fertility procedure allowing for “three-parent babies”; Embryo genetic testing: Search and destroy mission in the womb;…Read this essay →

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The Briefing 01-15-14

Federal judge in Oklahoma lifts ban on same-sex marriage but puts a hold on own decision; President of Nigeria bans same-sex marriage; Supreme Court turns…Read this essay →

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The Briefing 11-05-13

As America goes to the polls, we are reminded that elections matter; Christian author Jerry Jenkins featured in World Magazine…for gambling; Tabloid editors caught doing…Read this essay →

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The Briefing 10-18-13

Words matter – Malaysian court restricts word “Allah” to Muslims; Calling homosexuality a sin is now a sin; Polyamory – The new “sexual orientation”; New…Read this essay →

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The Briefing 09-25-13

Obama may get a low grade in Syria, but he deserves a much higher grade in Iran; As an atheist, what do you say to…Read this essay →

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The Briefing 09-18-13

How did Alexis still have security clearance despite warning signs?; Chaplain leader calls for resignation of SBC chaplains who won’t support same-sex relationships; The danger…Read this essay →

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The Briefing 06-05-13

1) Manning and Holmes trials reveal difficulty of achieving perfect justice in imperfect world Judge allows plea of not guilty by insanity for James Holmes,...Read this essay →

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The Briefing 04-12-13

1. Shocking "house of horrors" trial is a display of what happens inside every abortion clinic Newtown In The Clinic: Media Ignore The Gosnell Trial, Investor's...Read this essay →

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The Briefing 04-04-13

Story 1 - Basic Human Decency Includes Celebration of Homosexuality Chipotle Sets an example with Boy Scouts, USA Today (Bob Garfield) Gay Man Says Catholic Parish...Read this essay →

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The Emergence of Digital Childhood — Is This Really Wise?

The easiest way to infuriate the young is to lean into nostalgia. Nevertheless, it's hard not to be nostalgic for a childhood in which the...Read this essay →

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Screen Test: The Danger of Digital Fixation

When it comes to the dangers of the digital age, most parents worry about what is on the screen of the computer. Recent research indicates...Read this essay →

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The Dangerous Worlds of Analog Parents with Digital Teens

Parents cannot be spectators in the lives of their children, but should set rules, establish expectations, enforce limitations, and constantly monitor their teenagers’ digital lives.…Read this essay →

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Meet the New American Family, Digitally Deluged

Christians are not called to be modern-day Luddites, smashing digital devices with sledgehammers. But we are called to be faithful stewards of digital opportunities, even…Read this essay →

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Has Man Created Life?

Humanity had better think hard about whether this is a journey we are ready to entrust to scientists alone. The most urgent question raised by…Read this essay →

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Giving the Nook a Good Look

Just before Christmas I took delivery of a new Nook, the dedicated e-reader recently released by Barnes & Noble. Just having a Nook was something...Read this essay →

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The Kindle Experience — A Personal Report

Books are a major part of my daily life. As I write this, I am surrounded by many thousands of books, each with its own...Read this essay →

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Yuval Levin on Science and Politics

There are few commentators more acutely aware of the foundational issues involved in our culture's debates surrounding the dignity of human life and science than...Read this essay →

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Spare the Rod? America’s Parents Just Won’t Get With the Science

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Is Technology Distracting Us to Death?

Is technology changing the way that we think and process information? A number of social theorists are suggesting that it is. But do these questions...Read this essay →

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Listening to the Culture at the Cineplex

Do the movies we watch tell us anything about our cultural values and worldview? On today's program, guest host Russell Moore not only reveals his...Read this essay →

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The Challenge of Attention in the Digital Age

George F. Will once remarked that, if you are going to read a liberal journal, you should read The American Prospect. I read several, but...Read this essay →

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Grand Theft Decency

The release this week of the video game Grand Theft Auto IV is predicted to be the biggest event in the entertainment industry this year,...Read this essay →

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The Moral Quagmire of Grand Theft Auto

Today's release of Grand Theft Auto IV is expected to be one of the largest in video game history. Drawn in by groundbreaking graphics and...Read this essay →

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The Tempter in the Child’s Bedroom — Television

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“Teenage Zombies” In The Living Room

Writing in The Wall Street Journal, Stephen Moore tells of coming to the troubling realization that his two teenage sons had become videogame junkies. Studies...Read this essay →

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Life in the Cellular Age

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Life in the Cellular Age

Scientists around the world are noting a change in the human body. The average human being now has a more powerful and accurate thumb. Why?...Read this essay →

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Does a Computer Belong in the Crib?

A recent article in TIME magazine reports that laptops and digital music players promise to be a hot item during the holiday shopping season ....Read this essay →

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Does a Computer Belong in the Crib?

We are constantly advised that this generation of children is growing up in a digital world. That much is pretty hard to deny. Just watch...Read this essay →

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