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Entries by Nigel Barber from 02/2014

The Bottom Line On Improving Social Mobility In The U.S.

| Posted 02.04.2014 | Parents

If we want to improve social mobility in this country to what it is in Europe, then we need to do more to reduce childhood poverty.

Blaming Parents for Their Children's Failings

| Posted 02.06.2014 | Parents

It is indeed true that most social problems are linked to bad parent-child relationships. Yet, parents are not nearly so much in control of that relationship as moralists assume.

Why Believe in God but Not Santa Claus?

| Posted 02.21.2014 | Science

Why do religious people trash some implausible beliefs but keep others? Perhaps they get something out of the beliefs they keep.