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Incest Taboo

The Problem With Incest: Evolution, Morality, and the Politics of Abortion

Hal Herzog | Posted 12.09.2012 | Science
Hal Herzog

The profound negative effects of incest on unborn children raise the issues of moral consistency and of abortion politics. At what point do reasonable people temper logical consistency with compassion and common sense?

Breaking Yet Another Taboo -- Is It a Good Thing for Our Psyche?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 03.06.2012 | Entertainment
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Incest in the arts and literature is not new -- going back as far as Greek mythology -- but it was almost always disguised or implied. Now these twisted romances are depicted in graphic detail for all to see.