Category Archives: Guns

Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Jan. 19, 2016)

Ethics A sobering idea that the reason we exist is because of some past tragedy.  As an example, the reason I exist is because of the Vietnam War.  Would you be willing to sacrifice your existence to prevent that tragedy? … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Jan. 11, 2016)

Culture There is a prediction there is a relationship between taking selfies and social exhibitionism, being extroverted, and self-esteem.  A late study shows that those who take selfies have high social exhibitionism, are extroverted, but there is no relationship between taking … Continue reading

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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 (Oct. 26, 2015)

Cognitive Science Evidence shows that gender is fluid, but our brains automatically see them as discrete things.  Apply this to other fields as well. Culture The story of the Ermahgerd girl. Death The Ethics of Suicide Digital Archive. Economics My … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Sept. 21, 2015)

Economics A plea for a welfare state because according to the latest studies, it increases overall happiness. Thomas Aquinas: Ethics and Anti-capitalism Emotions Acting happy when you’re not feeling it, particularly known in some jobs, can actually be detrimental to … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (July 13, 2015)

Animals Need to have your dog walked but don’t have time?  There’s an app for that. Books How to publish a philosophy book. Economics Most American poor aren’t unemployed, but have low-paying jobs. Euthanasia A young Belgian 24-year old woman … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (June 21, 2015)

Aesthetics Expensive wine is for suckers:  Economics An interesting study on how rich people can be jerks. Ethics A new movie will come out about the Stanford Prison Experiment:  Family In two-sibling families, adolescents who believed their parents favored their … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (May 4, 2015)

Abortion There’s a link between sexist attitudes and antichoice attitudes in abortion. Children A great article explaining what it means to be childfree.  She also talks about the assumptions most people (especially women) have to deal with in a pro-child … Continue reading

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

Aesthetics Every noise ever! Economics The Ontology of Money Education Studies show that to retain what you just studied, go to the gym right after studying. Alice Dreger sat in her son’s sex-ed class in high school.  This is what … Continue reading

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For those who don’t think clearly. . .

“I have a right to own a gun because the constitution says so.”  — You’ve just embraced cultural relativism.   “God would never allow that.” — You’ve just embraced Divine-Command Theory.

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