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New Oxford Notes: March 2000

Don't Call It "Adultery," Call It "Loving More"

The newest thing in our Society of Newspeak is "polyamory," the hip euphemism for polygamy.

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Unwanted Children? Disposable as Last Sunday's Paper

"The birth of every wanted child represents an act of faith...", say what?

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Birdseed Catholicism

What would the Church be like after the dropping of the democratic bomb?

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Naked — And Ye Clothed Me?

When we free ourselves of the ties (and shirts and pants) imposed by society...

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The Incredible Shrinking of Man

Peter Singer's philosophy of preference-utilitarianism

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