Category Archives: Economics

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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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Nov. 23, 2014)

Abortion Some questions to ask pro-lifers. Economics Switzerland may give every citizen $2,600 a month. Ethics Molly Crocket, a neuroscientist at the University of Oxford, discusses the neuroscience of moral decision making.  It’s a fascinating talk.  You can listen to … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Oct. 19, 2014)

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (May 18, 2014)

Children Preschoolers are usually better than college students at figuring out the technological gizmos because they’re less biased wen it comes to the cause and effect relationship of the technology. Studies show the the eldest sister gets a higher edge when it … Continue reading

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

Abortion 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 … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Jan. 12, 2014)

Abortion Vermont introduces a bill affirming a right to an abortion. Animals Dogs can sense magnetic variations of the earth. Economics The Pope recently made comments critiquing capitalism.  The Atlantic has a response by saying the Pope is ignorant about world economics.  Toward the … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Nov. 10, 2013)

Abortion Why the Pro-Life movement needs some philosophy. Advice Kareem Abdul-Jabar’s advice for boys becoming men. Anti-natalism Another site dedicated to the childfree lifestyle. Education U.S. Catholic schools are no better than public schools. Environment What would the world look … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Oct. 1, 2013)

Economics Know your branches of economics. Hong Kong, Singapore, and New Zealand are the happiest places on earth. Gender A new study reveals that watching porn makes one less supportive of affirmative action toward women. Tips for a male academic. … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Aug. 11, 2013)

Art Touching Strangers is an art project where total strangers embrace each other as if they knew each other, but they are total strangers. Economics Wal-Mart’s worst nightmare. Fashion This is how clothes should fit. Justice Wanna donate to charity … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 01/15/2012

Aesthetics Photography in the style of ancient Chinese art. A guide on buying a camera. Books An interactive account of Dante’s Divine Comedy. Culture Humans in big gatherings Economics Facts about Gold. A visualization of the economic inequality in America. … Continue reading

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