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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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26 Common Food Labels, Explained

Source: Cheap Healthy Good These days, grocery shopping involves a lot of reading. Food is rarely content to just be, and instead, must include dozens of labels designating it as CAGE-FREE, HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS, or the dreaded ORGANIC. And even … Continue reading

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The Anti-Authoritarian Mind with Dr. Bruce Levine

James Corbett The Corbett Report Dr. Bruce Levine is a practicing clinical psychologist and an author, speaker and educator about the ways that society, culture, politics and psychology intersect. Often at odds with the mainstream of his profession, his writing … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Error Undoes Faster-Than-Light Neutrino Results

Edwin Cartlidge Science Now It appears that the faster-than-light neutrino result, announced last September by the OPERA collaboration in Italy, was due to a mistake after all. A bad connection between a GPS unit and a computer may be to … Continue reading

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Cesarean section, induced labor not always best choice, studies say

Shari Roan Baltimore Sun Cesarean sections are often performed when a baby is going to be born early. Likewise, sometimes labor is induced when a woman’s water breaks too early in the pregnancy. However, two new studies suggest that these … Continue reading

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Odds of Living Very Long Life Lower Than Formerly Predicted

Source: PR Newswire CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The chances to reach extreme old age are much lower than previously thought, new research shows. Research just published by a team of demographers at the social science research organization NORC … Continue reading

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EU bans claim that water can prevent dehydration

Source: Telegraph Brussels bureaucrats were ridiculed yesterday after banning drink manufacturers from claiming that water can prevent dehydration. EU officials concluded that, following a three-year investigation, there was no evidence to prove the previously undisputed fact. Producers of bottled water … Continue reading

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