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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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Guardian: Op-ed: How sex robots could help with the nuts and bolts of relationships

October 3, 2017 — 
When sexbots become available, they could make relationships stronger by providing novelty and variety – or they might allow you to give up sex altogether

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"Flood" by John Patterson

Supporting the Arts means actually going to see stuff

October 2, 2017 — 
'As members of the U of M community, we are uniquely well positioned to boost attendance in the local arts scene'

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What is love and what it could be?

April 10, 2017 — 
The Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics at the U of M is hosting a book launch on love

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Should we make ourselves superhuman?

April 3, 2017 — 
A discussion on the latest biohacking technologies, and the ethical and practical issues they raise

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Beyond Harms: Public health and the end of cannabis prohibition, public lecture

March 16, 2017 — 
Lecture to focus on on the health effects of cannabis, and the implications for drug policy more generally

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Jessica O'Reilly and Markie Twist-Let's Talk About Sex

Let’s talk about sex, in school

March 7, 2017 — 
A Forum on the Ethics of Sex Education in the Classroom with Jessica O’Reilly and Markie Twist. Presented by the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics

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Sex speak session

March 7, 2017 — 
The free sessions are frank, one-on-one, question-and-answer talks with a trained sex therapist

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Should academics boycott U.S. conferences if the travel ban is in place? Public forum discussion on Feb. 15

February 13, 2017 — 
The discussion will serve as an opportunity for fellow academics to debate what is an ethical response to the actions and proposed action of the new U.S. administration

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VICE: Ecosexuals Believe Having Sex with the Earth Could Save It

November 2, 2016 — 
What is an ecosexual?

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