Category Archives: Education

Let’s See What’s in the News Today (April 22, 2014)

Children Are we overprotecting our kids?  From the article itself: I used to puzzle over a particular statistic that routinely comes up in articles about time use: even though women work vastly more hours now than they did in the … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Feb. 16, 2014)

Children Nine-month olds can tell friends from foes. The dangers of the Good Mother Myth. The choice to be child-free is admirable, not selfish.  From the article itself: The increased visibility and acceptance of women who choose not to have children … 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 (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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My Struggles with Academic Philosophy

Well now.  I know I haven’t written here for a good while.  This past semester has been busy and fruitful.  A lot of new things have happened in my life, but I want to focus on my academic career in … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 09/18/2011

Emotions New camera looks at faces and can detect when we’re lying just by our emotional appearance. Environment More evidence for evolution: Dinosaur feathers have been found stuck in amber.  It’s Jurassic Park style. Ethics Chart on abortion per state … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 09/11/2011

Anti-Natalism This may be a solution to anti-natalism. Education Do you need extra help?  No worries.  There are various people with virtual office hours to help you out. Epistemology How to change people’s minds.  (now in blogroll) Politics Statistically, you … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 07/23/11

Economics An awesome, interactive way to balance the budget with very detailed information.  I played it, ending up with a surplus.  (Now in Blogroll) New study shows that penis size is linked with economic growth.  At first I was skeptical, … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 07/16/2011

Sex The Onion never ceases to amaze me: How to Get a Guy to Notice You While You’re Having Sex. A debate about pornography in England.  I thought the opposition did a horrible job, which is why the house was … Continue reading

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An Argument For Requiring Philosophy in High Schools

A post at Ethical Realism argues that philosophy should be a required class in high schools which I agree.  He also makes a modest proposal in that philosophy doesn’t need to be a class on its own.  Rather, some of … Continue reading

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