Category Archives: Environment

Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Nov. 30, 2015)

Dating People are rated more attractive when they are in groups rather than seen alone.  This is known as the cheerleader effect.  In a way, having a wingman or a wingwoman would be a good idea. A comic about what … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Feb. 8, 2015)

Crime Disadvantaged youths who were given summer jobs committed fewer violent crimes than their unemployed peers, even after their jobs ended. Psychopathic violent offenders’ brains can’t understand punishment. Environment Here is a chart of US Congress denying climate change:  Epistemology … 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: 10/02/2011

Books Google puts the Dead Sea Scrolls online (in high resolution). Guide to fantasy and/or sci-fi books. Economics When it comes to economics, “we’re all Mormons now.” Studies show that when women take on their husbands’ last name, she gets … 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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Benatar Part Five: Population and Extinction

In part one, I went through Benatar’s argument on why coming into existence is a harm. In part two, I went through Benatar’s argument on just how harmful coming into existence is. In part three, I went through Benatar’s anti-natalism. … Continue reading

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A Conversation with a Climate-Change Sceptic

There’s a interesting email exchange between Steve Connor and Freeman Dyson.  Dyson is a world-renown physicist and he rejects climate change.  Unfortunately, he ends the conversation too soon.  It’s as if he’s the interlocutor of Plato’s dialogues.  He does talk … Continue reading

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Newsweek (6/21/2010), and How to Help the Green Movement in Iran

Newsweek has some really good articles this week pertaining to the oil spill, charter schools, marriage and immigration laws.  I’ll bring them up and give my opinion on them as well: Fareed Zakaria talks about how the media is too … Continue reading

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Personal Time Zones

In a fascinating talk by Philip Zimbardo, he discusses how different people, cultures, and geographical places have different personal time zones.  Through this, it explains why people get into conflicts and how we all view the world: For clarification, Zimbardo … Continue reading

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Steven Landsburg on the Oil Spill

Steven Landsburg makes some interesting points about the recent oil spill here, suggesting that we should actually be more concerned about the bailouts and federal spending, economically speaking. Quoting from the blog: Let’s try for a little perspective. The BP … Continue reading

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