Paul Adams

Paul Adams is emeritus professor of social policy at the University of Hawai’i. He now lives in Florida and blogs at Ethics, Culture, and Policy.

To aim at virtue and fall short does not a hypocrite make
15 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christians, sin, virtue
But hordes of online commenters fail to comprehend this. Why?

Controversy over campaign video
11 May 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: National Organization for Marriage, vilification
This video, titled “Is Gay Marriage a Civil Right? African-American and Latino Leaders Speak for Themselves," was produced by the National Organization for Marriage as part of an effort to counter the propaganda campaign to equate same-sex marriage with civil rights and the struggle for racial equality. Here is the response.

Adam and Eve after the Pill
22 Mar 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Humanae Vitae, pill, sexual revolution
The toll of casualties in the Sexual Revolution is still being tallied up.

Perpetual adolescence goes on display in San Francisco
16 Dec 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: adolescence, childhood, Christmas, United States
In America's capital of the weird breaking the world record for naked Santas is no big deal. But it says a lot about the death of childhood.

Trial marriage on trial
2 May 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: royal wedding, trial marriage
Stylish, classy, tear-jerking and ultimately discouraging, is a sociologist's verdict on the Royal Wedding.

Beware of multicultural blessings in the Maldives
1 Nov 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, marriage, multiculturalism
A European couple got more than they bargained for when they renewed their marriage vows in a resort hotel. 

Binge drinking and hooking up as policy problems
26 Oct 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: binge drinking, hooking up
Are we prepared to propose solutions? Are we prepared to define them as problems?

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