Tag Archives: Epistemology

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 (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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Changing People’s Minds on Social Issues

We usually think that when it comes to social issues, people are usually set and it’s very difficult to change their minds, especially on a issue that’s so entrenched from their cultural upbringing.  A new study shows that a specific … Continue reading

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Let’ s See What’s in the News Today (Oct. 27, 2014)

Epistemology Paying a lot of money for extraordinary experiences is worse than having ordinary experiences with loved ones. Feminism: People give a less favorable opinion to someone who identifies as a feminist, but there is no hiring discrimination.  Moreover, undergraduates … Continue reading

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Continuing to Believe in Falsehoods

An article about two months ago in The New Yorker is about how and why people believe in false things. Specifically, how and why someone continues to believe in false things even if that person was shown evidence that the … 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: 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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“Herd” Believers

When it comes to faith and religion, I agree mainly with Kierkegaard (as was stated in my previous post) but I also agree with Nietzsche as well.  The way I see it, there are three different types of people when … Continue reading

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