Posts by: SpencerJames

Are Pornography’s Harms in the (Religious) Eye of the Beholder?
February 22, 2018

A recent journal article in the Review of Religious Research claims that the negative outcomes typically observed in research on pornography are really just a self-fulfilling prophecy. In the article, Idaho State University sociologist Jeremy Thomas and his colleagues conclude that, if your church tells you that viewing pornography harms you or your marriage, then…

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Is Reducing Fertility the Answer to Climate Change?
December 2, 2017

The reality of human-induced climate change is now clear: Nearly all peer-reviewed articles (the gold standard for scientific work) support it. Moreover, there is a scientific consensus that humans are “extremely likely to have been the dominant cause of observed global warming since the mid 20th century.” Attention has, therefore, turned to a search for…

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