Category Archives: Media education

Euthanasia: Can Dying Truly Be a Free Choice?

Euthanasia is becoming an increasingly common legal option in the Western world. The former Dutch administration, led by liberal Mark Rutte until his recent resignation, expanded access to euthanasia for terminal patients ages one to twelve years old – with their parents’ consent. While in New Zealand, 65% of voters voted in favor of euthanasia…
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Letter to a teenage son

It's the open door to your room to remind me that you're not there. It is always wide open when you leave, and always closed when you come back. At the beginning, but I couldn't even say when it started, I experienced it as an exclusion, and I was sorry, I confess. Now, it's not…
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Dad 4.0: the role of the father figure in the modern family

“My wife and I have agreed that for the coming years, her professional ambitions should take priority,” tweeted Rubin Ritten, the CEO of a well-known e-sales company specializing in clothing. With this statement, he triggered the questioning of the traditional family model, which has been widely accepted even in modern times. The former CEO did…
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What has the coronavirus taught my family?

To paraphrase the enthusiastic and successful speaker Victor Küppers, "we go through life like headless chickens". Stress and day-to-day tasks make us unaware of life itself. And in this way we do not appreciate the beauty of each day. We are either distressed about the future to come or frustrated with the past we didn’t…
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IF YOU WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD, START BY MAKING YOUR BED

"If you want to change the world, start by making your bed!" It wasn't a parent fed up with his kid’s mess who said this and it's not even the recommendation of an obsessive compulsive cleaner; this is the first advice that a former SEALS soldier gives to young university students! But let's take a…
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Letter to the WOMEN WHO KNOW HOW TO TRULY LOVE

A few days ago my wife Carolina received an invitation on her social networks (Facebook and Instagram) to upload a photo in BLACK and WHITE as part of an ONLINE chain that aims to exalt the value of WOMEN in our society. #ChallengeAccepted, #WomenSupportingWomen and #WomenEmpoweringWomen are three of the most used hashtags in this…
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Sex addiction and the Internet: A Thought from Two Therapists

We met Dr. Serenella Feduzi and Dr. Elena Mattioli, respectively the director and the coordinator of the San Nicola Centre in Arcevia (Ancona, Italy): two therapists who manage the diagnosis and treatment of various forms of addiction (alcohol, drugs, gambling, and others). What intrigued us at Family and Media was a focus on Internet-related sex…
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