Tag Archives: Relationships

Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage, Part Two: Should New Relationships Be Legitimate?

In part one, I discussed the relationship between the government and marriage and I showed that I was torn between the last two options, but with an inclination toward the second option.  In this post, I’ll be looking at different … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (July 5, 2015)

Emotions The History of Slut-Shaming from Rome to cyberspace. Ethics Through the work of Molly Crocket, taking anti-depressants makes one more moral, taking dopamine-enhancing drugs can make one more selfish.  The interesting thing about this is that taking drugs can … 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. 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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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (March 16, 2015)

Aesthetics Terminally ill patients went to Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam as their dying wish. Climate Global warming may result in a 50% increase of lightening strikes in the US in upcoming years. Culture If you googled “how much does a _____ cost?” … 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 (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 (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 (Nov. 23, 2014)

Abortion Some questions to ask pro-lifers. Economics Switzerland may give every citizen $2,600 a month. Ethics Molly Crocket, a neuroscientist at the University of Oxford, discusses the neuroscience of moral decision making.  It’s a fascinating talk.  You can listen to … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Nov. 17, 2014)

Books The book Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer is about a young man, Chris McCandless, who left his comfortable life outside of Washington D.C., gave his money away and burned the rest, and headed to the Alaskan wilderness.  Why did … Continue reading

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