Monthly Archives: April 1998

The High Price of Virginity

Reminiscences about virgin peaks in Nepal and a virgin maiden in the Middle East Continue reading

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The Eternal Woman

With more courage, perhaps, than judgement, I have encapsulated the role of women in human evolution–past, present, and future. Continue reading

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The Boundaries of Faith

There are gaps in the fossil evidence supporting Darwin’s theory of evolution. In a sense therefore we accept on faith that evolution was occurring even in those places where we lack concrete evidence. Does this equate with the creationist’s faith? I argue that there are different kinds of faith, and it is useful to distinguish between them… Continue reading

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Sex and Creativity

President Clinton’s sex drive has gotten him into trouble–but would he ever have become President without it? Scratching at this issue opens a Pandora’s box of unanswered questions about our inner natures. Continue reading

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Humanist Ethics

We are social animals. Our genes are “hard-wired” to absorb the language patterns of our group during our first years, as infant and small child. While we are learning what is to become our native language, we are also absorbing … Continue reading

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