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MacIntyre and the Morality of Patriotism

Wes Alwan partiallyexaminedlife.com Gary Gutting reflects this Fourth of July on the morality of patriotism, which is grounded in a kind of in-group loyalty at odds with moral theories that require that we treat all human beings equally, regardless of … Continue reading

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After child dies, mom’s risk of early death skyrockets: study

Williams Evans EurekAlert In the first two years following the death of a child, there is a 133% increase in the risk of the mother dying, a new study from the University of Notre Dame shows. Titled “Maternal bereavement: the … Continue reading

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The World Tomorrow : Cypherpunks Part 1

Julian Assange Journeyman Pictures A terrifying war is being fought in the digital second world of modern life. Technology designed to soak up individual’s private communications is in constant development. In the age of cyber surveillance where does the boundary … Continue reading

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Laws restricting nonviolent activity are acts of aggression

J.G. Vibes activistpost.com There is this idea in our society that has been bred into us through the media, government schools and culture, where law must line up perfectly with traditions and social convention. If something is frowned upon or … Continue reading

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Radioactive bluefin tuna cross Pacific

Alicia Chang AAP/News.com.au ACROSS the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States, almost 10,000 kilometres away – the first time a huge migrating fish … Continue reading

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Made to last … but not forever

Sydney Morning Herald As manufacturing’s decline bites hard in Sydney’s west, old hands cherish the skills of a passing era. Stuart Washington reports. It bears the fancy name ”industrial estate” but there’s nothing fancy about the light industry in Revesby. … Continue reading

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Music training helps kids’ brain development

Press TV Early musical training can help the brain development of children even before they become able to walk or talk, according to the first-ever study of its kind. Researchers of the McMaster University in Ontario, Canada demonstrated that one-year … Continue reading

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Higher risk of birth defects from assisted reproduction

Michael Davis EurekAlert A University of Adelaide study has identified the risk of major birth defects associated with different types of assisted reproductive technology. In the most comprehensive study of its kind in the world, researchers from the University’s Robinson … Continue reading

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Study: Men who do load-bearing exercise in early 20s may be shielded from osteoporosis

Sara Knoll EurekAlert Without intervention, 1 in 5 men develop fractures related to osteoporosis in old age. Washington, DC, May 4, 2012 – Young men who play volleyball, basketball or other load-bearing sports for four hours a week or more … Continue reading

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Bill Gates and 47,500 Cases of Paralysis

Joe Samuel Food Freedom News In India, Monsanto hired Bollywood actors to promote genetically engineered cotton seed to illiterate farmers. Nana Petakar became a brand ambassador for Monsanto. The advertising has been called “aggressive, unscrupulous and false.” Bill Gates, heavily … Continue reading

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