She looked up at me and said, “I’m pregnant.” That woke me up quick. We sat there in my bedroom, two young teenagers. My room was still a boy’s place, hung with football posters, sneakers, and baseball gloves strewn across the floor. But there I was, sitting next to my pregnant girlfriend.
The IR Student Voices respond to Michael Bradley’s “What Can Pornography Teach Us About Love?”
The IR Student Voices respond to J. Budziszewski’s “Why Hooking Up Is Letting You Down.”
Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s “Don Jon” presents a timely and crucial message about the disastrous cultural consequences of pornography and points us towards the right kind of romantic relationship.
Hooking up is nothing more than socially acceptable physical and emotional flagellation.
Power doesn’t just corrupt, it attracts the already corrupt, the envious, the resentful who crave the chance to micromanage and punish. How tempting it is for entrenched and lazy businessmen to use the police and prisons to enshrine their wealth in law; for sullen, slacking workers to quash fair competition; for corrupt and worldly churchmen to silence dissenters and reformers.
The IR Student Voices deliver a fresh take on Ryan T. Anderson’s “The Social Costs of Abandoning the Meaning of Marriage.”
Two little words and what they tell us about the secularist agenda: Robert P. George reveals a page from the liberal playbook
Whatever one thinks about the morality of sexually open marriages, multi-partner marriages, and by-design-temporary marriages, the social costs will run high.
Without the right word, one will not only get the relationship of things wrong, but what something actually is will be wrong, as well. When one exchanges, for instance, the words “husband and wife” for “partners” in marriage, one loses altogether the tie between words and reality.