Night of the Living Dad

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Jan. 6 2009 9:58 AM

Night of the Living Dad

For ages, we've been telling children that ghosts aren't real. But the Department of Defense has just put out a request for proposals to create what are, in effect, virtual ghosts. Another truism of parenting is about to become untrue.

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Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

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