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Faith as a Force for Good in Family Life the World Over

one month ago

The World Family Map 2019 was presented last week at the Brookings Institution’s Center on Children and Families. The Executive Summary “The Ties that Bind: Is Faith a Global Force for Good or Ill in the Family?” follows:

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Manipulated Agents: A Window to Moral Responsibility

one month ago

Philosopher Al Mele summarizes for STI the thrust of his latest book. It concerns autonomy and free will, into which Mele has delved in many projects - STI’s Is Science Compatible with Our Desire for Freedom? experts meeting among them.

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Pro-Family Initiatives Take Many Forms

2 months ago

All over Europe, civil society is not waiting for governments to solve the problems families face. Varied initiatives in many countries seek to strengthen this fundamental building block of society.

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Women up Front

3 months ago

Politics should take advantage of women’s experience in solving social conflicts and in mediation work, where they are more active than are men, suggests philosopher Ana Marta González in this opinion piece.

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Cohabitating Couples Less Certain of Union Stability

3 months ago

Existing data already show that cohabitating unions are less stable than married ones. New data reveal that many of the partners in such unions are less sure of and less committed to these relationships from the start.

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The Home Goes Digital

3 months ago

How can we incorporate digital technologies and AI into our homes to benefit all household members, particularly those in need of more care – children, the elderly, the infirm or disabled – while guarding against their disadvantages?

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Robotic Reporters

4 months ago

Robots can do many things previously entrusted to humans. How should we manage their entry into new fields for the maximum benefit to all?

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Participation Matters

4 months ago

A new study links religious practice to happiness and well-being: More is more.