Monthly Archives: December 2014

Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Dec. 24, 2014)

Culture Here’s an artist’s rendition of how our culture has been consumed by technology and materialism.  Note: although they are SFW, they are very edgy. Ethics A study shows that altruistic behavior can be trained like a muscle.  On just … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Dec. 15, 2014)

Economics The University of Utah is opening a food pantry to their students who have food insecurities. Ethics Should governments pay ransoms from terrorists?  Peter Singer says no. Sharing a painful experience with strangers promoted greater group cooperation. Free Will … Continue reading

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Sexual Consent and Memory

Suppose there is a wife and a husband.  They have sex, but the man is being charged with rape.  He responds back by saying that she consented.  The Attorney General’s office says that she didn’t.  Why?  It’s because she has … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Dec. 10, 2014)

Philosophy More news about the smearing of Cheryl Abbate.  An anonymous post analyzes how McAdams blog post was factually incorrect.  Very good and very impressive! Listen to an impressive interview of Simone de Beauvoir (in English) by Studs Terkel taken in … Continue reading

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