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Valerie Tarico

Dr. Valerie Tarico is a psychologist with a passion for personal and social evolution.  In 2005, she co-founded the Progress Alliance of Washington, a collective of future-oriented donors investing in progressive change.  She also is the founder of WisdomCommons.org, an interactive website that showcases humanity’s shared moral core via quotes, poetry, stories and essays from many traditions. Tarico’s book, Trusting Doubt:  A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light, offers personal insight into how we can apply “constructive curiosity” to our most closely guarded beliefs. 

As a social commentator, Tarico writes and speaks on issues ranging from religious fundamentalism to gender roles, to reproductive rights and technologies. A primary focus is on improving access to top tier contraceptive technologies.  To that end, she serves on the board of Advocates for Youth, a D.C. based nonprofit with wide-ranging programs related to reproductive health and justice.  Tarico co-chairs of Washington Women for Choice, serves on the Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest Board of Advocates, and is a Senior Writing Fellow at Sightline Institute, a think tank focused on sustainable prosperity. Her articles appear at sites including the Huffington Post, Jezebel, Salon, AlterNet, and the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, and at her blog, AwayPoint



Articles


"Putin’s Puppets? How a Russian Information-Age Disinformation Campaign Trumped America’s"   ValerieTarico.com  Dec 14, 2016

"Should Couples Who Want Healthy Babies Deliberately Expose Themselves to Zika"   valerietarico.com  Aug 31, 2016

"Liberalism’s Great Challenge: How Can We Critique Ideas while Protecting People?"   ValerieTarico.com  Aug 20, 2016

"Mens Health Week: One Doctor Thinks We Should Be Talking about Better Birth Control for Guys"   ValerieTarico.com  Jun 27, 2016

"Trading Modern Medicine for Cheap Meat"   Ethical Technology   Jun 3, 2016


Recent Multimedia


Recovering From Religion   2015-11-04

Catholic HealthCare Your Only Choice!   2013-06-11

Why The God Hypothesis is Obsolete   2013-04-11

How Beliefs Change - Christianity and Cognitive Science   2013-03-04


News


John Danaher is Top 2015 IEET Writer; Technoprogressivism is Top SubCategory (Dec 01, 2015)

Top Hitting Articles for November (Nov 29, 2012)


Past Appearances


Kuszewski, Tarico @ Eros Evolving: The Future of Love, Sex, Marriage and Beauty (Piedmont, CA - Apr 05, 2014)

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