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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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Will Congress Let Monsanto Write Its Own Rules?

Andrew Kimbrell huffingtonpost.com Co-Authored by Colin O’Neil, Regulatory Policy Analyst at the Center for Food Safety. The agricultural biotech industry — well, let’s call it what it really is: the chemical industry — has gone on the offensive as never … Continue reading

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Spot the conflict: GE owns NBC, the Weather channel and lots and lots of wind turbine factories

Jo Nova joannanova.com.au Harold Ambler (Don’t Sell Your Coat) points to a conflict of interest that hadn’t hit my radar til now (golly): “In the newspaper business, and other journalistic domains as well, fires are of note. Non-fires aren’t. Fair … Continue reading

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Writing on the wall as bullies sign up to get a lesson

Source: SMH DELINQUENT students and their parents are being asked to sign written contracts promising to clean up the child’s behaviour under a discipline crackdown in the state’s 2240 public schools. Primary and secondary schools regularly draw up individual agreements … Continue reading

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Environmentalists Take Aim At “Senseless Surfing In The Internet” By Bored People!

P. Gosselin No Tricks Zone Steffen Hentrich here brings our attention to a report appearing in the Austrian pressetext titled: Senseless Surfing in the Internet Is Destroying The Environment“. If the entire Internet were a country, it would be the … Continue reading

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Healing Method from Australia Addresses the Human Genome

PR Newswire With chronic diseases continuing to rise, health care costs spiraling out of sight, and research to find “cures” continuing to take in billions each year while acceptable solutions remain “a few years away,” a small but growing sector … Continue reading

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British Team Cancels Geoengineering Experiment

Jon Cartwright Science Insider A U.K. project that is examining the feasibility of geoengineering the Earth’s climate to reduce global warming will no longer involve an outdoor experiment that was scheduled to take place later this year. The Stratospheric Particle … Continue reading

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You are what you eat: Why do male consumers avoid vegetarian options?

Mary-Ann Twist EurekAlert Why are men generally more reluctant to try vegetarian products? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are influenced by a strong association of meat with masculinity. “We examined whether people in … Continue reading

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Surprise! Monsanto-Funded Research Finds Their Products Safe

Sayer Ji GreenMedInfo Increasingly, the front lines of the information warfare being perpetuated by corporations upon the people are moving into peer-reviewed biomedical and life sciences journals. Once considered a place where rigorous, empirical science — i.e. the truth — … Continue reading

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Self-worth needs to go beyond appearance

Joan Robinson EurekAlert Study identifies 5 factors that promote a positive body image in women Women with high family support and limited pressure to achieve the ‘thin and beautiful’ ideal have a more positive body image. That’s according to a … Continue reading

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