Category Archives: Race

Let’s See What’s in the News Today (May 31, 2015)

Abortion Majority of Americans are pro-choice:  Animals There’s an app where you can walk someone else’s dog and get paid for it. Anti-Natalism Listen to an interview with David Benatar about the Harm of Coming Into Existence.  Note: I’ve written … 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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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Apr. 5, 2015)

Animals Cats relax to music, especially classical. Drugs There’s an association between long marijuana usage in teens and a smaller hippocampus.  In short, the more you smoke marijuana as a teen, the more likely your long-term memory will be affected. … Continue reading

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

Consciousness Galen Strawson has a great article about the history of the philosophy of consciousness. Education How Higher Education perpetuates Intergenerational Inequality. Ethics Sex while drunk: a moral dilemma. Why Our Children don’t think there are moral facts Family If … 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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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Dec. 24, 2014)

Culture Here’s an artist’s rendition of how our culture has been consumed by technology and materialism.  Note: although they are SFW, they are very edgy. Ethics A study shows that altruistic behavior can be trained like a muscle.  On just … Continue reading

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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 (Dec. 10, 2014)

Philosophy More news about the smearing of Cheryl Abbate.  An anonymous post analyzes how McAdams blog post was factually incorrect.  Very good and very impressive! Listen to an impressive interview of Simone de Beauvoir (in English) by Studs Terkel taken in … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s In the News Today (Nov. 30, 2014)

Emotions There could be a danger emphasizing empathy.  “Once you see someone as fundamentally other, fundamentally different, empathy turns off like a switch.” Paul Ekman has been an expert at detecting the emotions of faces and even whether they’re dishonest … Continue reading

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