Let’s See What’s In the News Today (Nov. 30, 2014)


  • There could be a danger emphasizing empathy.  “Once you see someone as fundamentally other, fundamentally different, empathy turns off like a switch.”
  • Paul Ekman has been an expert at detecting the emotions of faces and even whether they’re dishonest just by looking at their faces.  Here’s an article critiquing his methodology.





Social Standing

  • If anyone says, “Not all ______ are ______.”  This comic gives a nice analysis of the thinking on both sides.


About shaunmiller

I am a Ph. D student at Marquette University. The primary purpose of this blog is to get my ideas out there, and then have other people scrutinize, critique, build upon, and systematize beliefs. This blog will sometimes pertain to what I'm learning in my classes, but it will occasionally deal with non-classroom issues that I'm thinking about as well.
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