Monthly Archive:: April 2015

Men too scared to teach for fear of being falsely accused of child-sex offences.

Hard to blame them.  Last month a teacher friend of mine – and a church elder – shared recently that he overheard two girls plotting to accuse another male teacher of assault because they didn’t like his homework assignments. Another friend that teaches in a Maryland school district told me something similar a year ago. As a third friend, exonerated last
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How Christianity invented children:

One of the most notorious ancient practices that Christianity rebelled against was the frequent practice of expositio, basically the abandonment of unwanted infants. (Of course, girls were abandoned much more often than boys, which meant, as the historical sociologist Rodney Stark has pointed out, that Roman society had an extremely lopsided gender ratio, contributing to
Category: General