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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Aug. 23, 2015)

Emotion Meditation can help encourage compassion and empathy. Gender A really good essay about how and why gender norms influence our daily social structure and behaviors. Health Adolescents who have sleep problems are more likely to self-harm. Humor Teenage Karl … Continue reading

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Sentencing People to Crimes They Didn’t Commit Yet

In a very interesting article, Pennsylvania is considering to base criminal charges not just on what crime was committed, but also whether that person is more likely to commit a crime in the future.  How?  Judges could receive statistically derived tools … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (July 19, 2015)

Abortion A study shows that about 95% of women who get an abortion have no regrets. Bioethics Hilde Lindemann makes a case for an opt-out system of organ donation rather than the default opt-in system. Culture American adults and teens … 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 (Apr. 14, 2015)

Aesthetics A cool video of 100 years of beauty in Korea.  It gets surreal when it hits the 1950s:  Economics The more you live in a place with income inequality, the more likely people will purchase items to give them … Continue reading

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