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On the sixtieth anniversary of the promulgation of the Doctrine of the Assumption, a reflection on the dogma , which includes a video of the event.

A government agency on the Isle of Wight is now letting girls as young as thirteen get “emergency contraception” and contraceptive pills without their parents’ permission or knowledge.

At the same time, Americans are debating providing free contraception under the new health care law as “preventive medicine.”

Procrastination “illuminates the fluidity of human identity and the complicated relationship human beings have to time.”

A photographer describes his life photographing Philosophers .

Anthony Daniels examines the masochism of John Stuart Mill .

A chart of billionaires’ favorite politicians and causes.

A report, not covered by the secular press, on the assaults by pro-choice feminists on pro-life women in Argentina.

An old story, but of interest to parents who (like me) missed it: Writing by hand makes kids smarter .

Thanks to Mary Ellen Kelly, Kevin Staley-Joyce, and the New Oxford Review for links.

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