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The Conversation: For the love of technology! Sex robots and virtual reality

February 8, 2019 — 
'It is fascinating to study how people use technology in their relationships'

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CBC: Ethicist, recovering alcoholic blast Liquor & Lotteries’ sale of cheap booze at downtown store

December 18, 2018 — 
'They're making money off people who have serious health problems. They know that.'

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On Sept. 29 beginning at 7 p.m the St Boniface Bicycle Drive-In Movie Theatre opens, and movie-goers power the film with a bike

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The St. Boniface Bicycle Drive-In Movie Theatre

September 24, 2018 — 
Philosophy professor takes part in Nuit Blanche Winnipeg's Illuminate the Night programme

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Armida falls in love with Rinaldo. Painting by Nicolas Poussin

Op-ed: Beyond consenting, women actually want to enjoy sex

January 22, 2018 — 
We need a new model for consent. And there is reason to believe a new model of consent is indeed emerging

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Vox: The pros and cons of having sex with robots

January 12, 2018 — 
Could sex robots solve the intimacy inequality gap?

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Wpg Free Press: Faith-based health facilities obstructing access to assisted death: advocates

January 2, 2018 — 
"The most vulnerable patients will lose their access to MAID if they’re unable to be transferred"

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What the heck are digisexuals?

November 30, 2017 — 
A digisexual is someone who, because of their use of immersive technologies such as sex robots or virtual reality pornography, feels no need to search for physical intimacy with human partners, Neil McArthur explains

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CBC: U of M prof makes the case for sexbots

November 28, 2017 — 
"Sexbots aren't going to necessarily replace human partners, but I think they're potentially a powerful tool in addressing people's isolation," says Neil McArthur.

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Robot sex, as book launch

November 23, 2017 — 
McNally Robinson Booksellers on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m

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newspaper stackwed up and all that shows is the word "classified"

Op-ed: Stop naming mass murderers in the media!

October 19, 2017 — 
The media can play a role in helping prevent future tragedies by not giving the perpetrators what they want. They can refuse to publish the names or photos of the people who commit these crimes.

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