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Question posted on March 5, 2015; 1 response
If it is not immoral to love one's own children more and put them above all other children, then why can't that concept be extended to one's own race? Biological polygenesis and philosophy of history makes it clear that colonialism...
Children, Race Show

Question posted on March 5, 2015; 1 response
As a parent of young children, I have recently come to know that lots of people find it acceptable to lie ("not telling the absolute truth") to children about all kinds of subjects. It is not only that they don't...
Children, Ethics Show

Question posted on February 9, 2015; 1 response
People who want to adopt children typically must demonstrate that they would be good parents (they must be financially stable, reasonably healthy, law-abiding, and so on). This is often a very difficult process, as prospective parents are placed under intense...
Children Show

Question posted on January 23, 2015; 2 responses
Is it fair to label childhood religious indoctrination as abuse ? at the moment in any given society it's seen as the norm , I often wonder will future generations look back in astonishment at this practice ....
Children, Ethics, Religion Show

Question posted on December 18, 2014; 1 response
Do people have something like a right to have children? What would be the basis or justification for such a right?...
Children, Ethics Show

Question posted on September 18, 2014; 1 response
What's the source of the authority that parents commonly have over their children? For example, sayings like "My house, my rules" suggest that children and parents have a kind of agreement: in exchange for the food and shelter which their...
Children, Ethics Show

Question posted on May 8, 2014; 1 response
dear sir/ madam i have studied aesthetic at university, but i would like to work on aesthetics for kids at elementary school and students of high school. i would really appreciate it if you could help me with this case and...
Beauty, Children, Education Show

Question posted on April 17, 2014; 1 response
Is inter-country adoption immoral? (I'm a college senior doing an independent study on Korean transnational adoption and the Korean diaspora.)...
Children, Ethics Show

Question posted on April 17, 2014; 1 response
Hello philosophers, I'm finding it very difficult to understand the way modern society uses the word abuse . Recently I read about a case where a child was malnourished through being half starved , it was rightly described as child...
Children Show

Question posted on February 6, 2014; 2 responses
Does allowing one's child to become obese constitute child abuse?...
Biology, Children, Ethics Show

Question posted on January 31, 2014; 2 responses
Is it wrong to fantasize about sex with children? If a pedophile never acts on their fantasies are they still guilty of having evil thoughts, assuming that their abstinence comes out of a genuine desire not to do harm?...
Children, Ethics, Mind, Sex Show

Question posted on September 27, 2013; 1 response
When we say that porn is not appropriate for children aren't we implicitly or covertly saying that porn is not appropriate for anyone?...
Children, Sex Show

Question posted on July 18, 2013; 1 response
Could having children be considered forcing life upon somebody who never asked for it? ...
Children Show

Question posted on May 2, 2013; 1 response
If cause suffering is bad and life is in part suffering, procreate is inherently bad?...
Children, Ethics Show

Question posted on April 18, 2013; 1 response
Recently I read an article by someone who claimed that the biggest problem we face in the US today in trying to help people in need is that parents care more about their own children than they do about other...
Children Show

Question posted on March 21, 2013; 1 response
Are 18 year olds capable of consenting to be in pornographic productions?...
Children, Ethics, Sex Show

Question posted on March 21, 2013; 1 response
I'm against Designer Babies. Is there any rule in ethics that makes it wrong? We can think of many problems with it, like kids who have better genes will bully others, and the parents get to choose talents that might...
Biology, Children, Ethics Show

Question posted on January 10, 2013; 1 response
I recently read an article in the New Yorker about a sex offender who had a preference for 13-14 year old girls. One of the things that struck me was when one of the psychologists noted that he was under...
Children, Ethics, Sex Show

Question posted on September 26, 2012; 1 response
Is teaching young children religion child abuse? Should a child's mind be programmed from birth based upon a parents blind faith in something? Shouldn't a child be allowed to eventually grow into their own religion as opposed to...
Children, Religion Show

Question posted on August 16, 2012; 1 response
What is a good reason to have kids? Is desiring to have somebody to love a good reason to have kids? Is desiring to be a parent a good reason to have kids? Is desiring to have someone who unconditionally...
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