Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Feb. 1, 2014)


  • Some states require women to look at an ultrasound before an abortion.  The argument behind this is that this would hopefully form a bond between the mother and the fetus and the mother would change her mind and continue with the pregnancy.  A new study shows that a woman’s behavior and thoughts hardly change after seeing the ultrasound.
  • More abortion restrictions were enacted between 2011-2013 than in the entire previous decade: Not my image





  • People often blame procrastination on lack of will power.  However, new research suggests that it have to do with our moods.






About shaunmiller

I have just completed a visiting position as an assistant professor at Dalhousie University. My ideas are not associated with my employer; they are expressions of my own thoughts and ideas. Some of them are just musings while others could be serious discussions that could turn into a bigger project. Besides philosophy, I enjoy martial arts (Kuk Sool Won), playing my violin, enjoying coffee around town, and experimenting with new food.
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