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Philippa Taylor: Lord Carey should realise ‘three-parent’ babies are a dangerous experiment

Lord Carey has decided to make public his views on the creation of three-parent embryos. Or, more specifically, to make public his views on anyone who has the temerity to oppose their creation. These new...
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Chris McGovern: The real scandal is that boys trail girls in all but science...

The front page of last weekend's Sunday Times carries the latest ‘shock-horror’ story about our education system – “UK girls flop in science league”. It cites the influential OECD Pisa Report as showing that British...
surrogacy

Caroline Farrow: Mother Nature knows her stuff. Your sixties are no time to have...

It doesn’t take a PhD in bio-ethics to know that if something feels innately wrong, there is often a jolly good reason. A case in point being the 59 year-old woman who is fighting to...
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Reader’s Comment of the Day: The media has a vendetta against men

In response to Kathy Gyngell: Feminism robs men of their dignity. They rob themselves of their lives, John Marlow wrote: A well written article, and should be pinned onto the Prime Minister's door. During my lifetime...
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Reader’s Comment of the Day: Tax bills should be a badge of honour

In response to Alistair Thompson: A simple flat rate of income tax would sweep away the hypocritical row over avoidance and evasion, Roderick wrote: I understand that in Hong Kong, with its famously affordable (15 per cent,...
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David Keighley: Now the BBC’s official historian joins the vendetta against the Iron Lady

It is not clear from Google how Professor Jean Seaton became official historian of the BBC. But she was appointed to that dizzying status in 2001 – and she is without doubt perfectly suited...

Kathy Gyngell: Feminism robs men of their dignity. They rob themselves of their lives

A few years back, David Cameron decided that he wanted to measure happiness in society. He asked the ONS to do this as part of a £2 million-a-year wellbeing project. It was a perfect...
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Reader’s Comment of the Day:  Low taxes are not worth dodging

In response to Alistair Thompson: A simple flat rate of income tax would sweep away the hypocritical row over avoidance and evasion, Regislea wrote: I worked in London for years pre-Thatcher and finding ways to...

Holly’s Letter from America:  Secular liberals threaten our right to bring up children in...

Recently I attended a lecture at the University of San Diego entitled ‘Markets and Education’ given by Professor David Schmidtz, a highly regarded political philosopher at the University of Arizona.  Schmidtz has been interested...

Rev Julian Mann: St Polycarp’s martyrdom is a sign of things to come in...

The martyrdom of St Polycarp in around AD 155, which the Church of England commemorates tomorrow, resonates powerfully in our rapidly paganising, post-modern culture. As a very old man, probably in his 90s, he was...