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Monkey See, Monkey Do. Monkey Read?

Erin Loury Science Now Monkeys banging on typewriters might never reproduce the works of Shakespeare, but they may be closer to reading Hamlet than we thought. Scientists have trained baboons to distinguish English words from similar-looking nonsense words by recognizing … Continue reading

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Is free will a myth or the foundation of law and order?

Michael Cook BioEdge Calvin was deemed a heretic by Catholics for preaching that only the predestined elect would be saved and that the predestined reprobate were all toast. That was in the 16th century, but the battle over free will … Continue reading

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Jonathan Haidt: Religion, evolution, and the ecstasy of self-transcendence

Jonathan Haidt TED Psychologist Jonathan Haidt asks a simple, but difficult question: why do we search for self-transcendence? Why do we attempt to lose ourselves? In a tour through the science of evolution by group selection, he proposes a provocative … Continue reading

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Interview – Queen Of The Sun: What Are The Bees Telling Us?

TYT Network/Youtube Jonathan Kim interviews Taggart Siegel (director, co-producer, co-editor) and Jon Betz (co-producer, co-editor) of the documentary QUEEN OF THE SUN: WHAT ARE THE BEES TELLING US?, which looks at man’s relationship with bees and the phenomenon known as … Continue reading

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Surveillance and Privacy Issues

Source: C-SPAN Jonathan Turley talked about his recent Washington Post piece looking at the issues of surveillance and privacy and U.S. citizens’ loss of privacy protections. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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