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Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars? A Norwegian Documentary Quips Gender Theory

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For some time now, a documentary that would be great to show in schools, or even simply to watch with family and friends, has been circulating on the web. It is useful for understanding how gender theory—or the theory holding that no biologial difference exists between men and women, and affirming on the other hand their greatest equality in every point of view—is scientifically unfounded.

The video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiJVJ5QRRUE#t=14 with subtitles in english) was created with humor and irony not by a scientific journalist, but by Harald Meldal Eia, a Norwegian actor and documentary maker. His profession however, is not an indication that his work is unqualified; rather, it is of the highest quality, just like their interviewees are oustanding researchers in the social sciences field.

The video’s premise is based on the myth that Scandinavian countries are a beacon of equality and civility, where the parity between men and women is so rooted in reality that it blurs masculine and feminine roles.

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The Rimini Meeting. Family and New Media. Interview with Luca Gino Castellin, Social Media Team volunteer

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Young smiling volunteers are welcoming visitors. Journalists are running frantically from one building to the next as they seek out statements from leaders in the political and business worlds. Curious families are scoping out various informational stands. Debates, photo exhibits, musical and theatrical events, and children playing soccer in the recreational area.

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More than just games

The word video game is often associated with entertainment, leisure and fun, but for many of those who study the field, video games are more than just a hobby.

According to Giuseppe Romano, who presents his theory in a work entitled Mass Effect (Lupetti –e Editori di comunicazione, Italy, 2014, 14€), video games are real worlds with their own particular characteristics, laws and unique capabilities.

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Family and media. Family relationship, their rappresentation on the mass media and virtual relationship

Family and media. Family relationship, their rappresentation on the mass media and virtual relationship

The first study of this third volume of the Family and Media collection presents a...

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Violent Media, Children, and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): The Role of Genes

Violent Media, Children, and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): The Role of Genes

One of the factors that might influence the differences found in children's cons...

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Family or Families?

Family or Families?

We anticipate the translated text of Prof. Malo's lecture, Family or Families? Tow...

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Towards the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family:Time for Reflection amidst Crisis

Towards the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family:Time for Reflection amidst Crisis

To build a new family, especially in times of crisis, is certainly not easy.

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Is it possible to erase our recorded history on the internet?

Is it possible to erase our recorded history on the internet?

Google’s Advisory Council has met with experts in Rome to discuss “the right to ...

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What happens when it is the children who teach their parents to use new technology?

What happens when it is the children who teach their parents to use new technology?

The question has become more and more relevant: in what way and to what extent d...

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Alice behind the Looking Glass. Literature and knowledge of reality

Alice behind the Looking Glass. Literature and knowledge of reality

 

We offer to our readers the Introduction to the book just published, Feder...

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What is really at stake with the Synod on the Family

What is really at stake with the Synod on the Family

The Extraordinary Synod on the Family has received a great deal of attention fro...

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On the Quest for Good Reading A journey into the website Delibris.org

On the Quest for Good Reading  A journey into the website Delibris.org

We interviewed José Verdiá, director of www.delibris.org : a site that offers free o...

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Maleficent: The Story of Motherhood that Redeems


They meet, fall in love, make big plans, and promise each other eternal faithful...

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Publications and Documents

pdf-icoIt’s a synod on the family, remember?
Divorce, annulments, and contraception certainly have their impact on family life, but surely it is a negative one.

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pdf-icoCreative Language: Decoding, Reframing and Defending Concepts of Human Identity
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pdf-icoFamily or Families?
Towards a better understanding of Humanization and Generativity
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pdf-icoSocial Networks: portals of truth and faith; new spaces for evangelization.
Message of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for the 47th World Communications Day
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pdf-icoThe Familiaris consortio (On the role of the Christian Family in the Modern World) thirty years later
Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, Archbishop of Bologna. Bologna, AMBER Association, 22 January 2012.
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pdf-icoFamily relationships, how they are presented in the media, and virtual relationshipsNorberto González Gaitano (Pontifical University of the Holy Cross).Giovanni Spadolini’s Hall. Senate of the Italian Republic.International Day of the Family, May 13, 2011.
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pdf-icoThe secret of brands. What’s hidden behind the communication of fashion: real needs or only emotive suggestions?The new edition of What’s left of the media by Gianfranco Bettetini and Armando Fumagalli (Quel che resta dei media; Franco Angeli, Milan) has recently hit bookstores.
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giovanni_paolo_ii_50_50Message of John Paul II for the 38th World Communications Day (2004)
"The Media and the Family: A Risk and a Richness ."
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giovanni_paolo_ii_50_50Message of Benedict XVI for the 43rd World Communications Day (2009)
"New Technologies, New Relationships. Promoting a Culture of Respect, Dialogue and Friendship."
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