Monthly Archives: January 2015

Triggering to Fall in Love

Is it possible to fall in love with someone by going through a sequence of activities by asking questions and then stare at each other in the eyes for four minutes?  Sounds implausible right?  In an article titled, “To Fall … Continue reading

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Wonder and Knowledge

People often seek knowledge because of the wonder behind it.  But as soon as we obtain the knowledge, does the wonder go away?  Lorraine Daston has a fascinating article about wonder, knowledge, science, and inquiry: Therein lies the paradox of … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Jan. 20, 2015)

Death What to do with our dead bodies?  Charlie Huenemann offers a nice proposal. Feminism I mentioned before about a charged incident that happened to my colleague, Cheryl Abbate.  She has posted a blog about the aftermath. Race Judith Butler … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Jan. 12, 2015)

Anti-Natalism A father complains about being a parent. Decision Theory Game Theorists have cracked poker as an algorithm. Drugs In states where drugs are legal, adult use is rising, but teen usage is the same, and in some cases are … Continue reading

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Changing People’s Minds on Social Issues

We usually think that when it comes to social issues, people are usually set and it’s very difficult to change their minds, especially on a issue that’s so entrenched from their cultural upbringing.  A new study shows that a specific … Continue reading

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