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Rousseau, Aristotle, and Freud on Political Narcissism

Wes Alwan Partially Examined Life Rousseau was not a cheerful fellow. According to Terry Eagleton, he’d be even less cheerful if he were alive to see what has happened to the public sphere and educational system in Europe: … would … Continue reading

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How to Think

Chris Hedges truthdig.com Cultures that endure carve out a protected space for those who question and challenge national myths. Artists, writers, poets, activists, journalists, philosophers, dancers, musicians, actors, directors and renegades must be tolerated if a culture is to be … Continue reading

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The latest goss on infanticide

Michael Cook BioEdge A Washington Post blog has announced that the editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics, Julian Savulescu, is preparing a special issue on infanticide. This follows the world-wide controversy over the JME’s February 23 article, “After-birth abortion: … Continue reading

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The Dark Triad: The science of why women like Rihanna dig bad boys like Chris Brown

Ted Thornhill & Fiona Macrae Daily Mail It’s said so often that it’s a cliché – women love bad men. But it turns out that there is a science behind the notion. During a discussion this week on America’s NPR … Continue reading

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Eurasian Union: Greater than EU, but not new USSR

Source: RT Three former Soviet republics have launched a new regional integration project, with at least two others on track to join in. Critics accuse Moscow of rebuilding the USSR, but architects of project say the aim is to become … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Truth

Raised on a wildlife reserve in Alaska, 15-year-old Garrett was interested in the dietary habits of the farm animals. After the tragic death of his mother, Garrett’s father decided to home-school his son and assigned a book written by Dr. … Continue reading

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