Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Thank You For Smoking

Question your villains . . . and your heroes.

Equal rights for unwed fathers

"In recent decades, thanks to both technology and social change, we have made strides to alleviate the inequality for women, helping them avoid unwanted childbearing. But we have lagged far behind in equalizing the situation for men. We cannot ask men to be equal parents while giving virtually all the power in reproductive decisions to women."

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Squaring Equality with Individualism

"Singling out one group for special favors (through affirmative action) ignores the fact that people are individuals--not interchangeable ciphers in an amorphous collective."