As I passed, I wondered: “Did this author know what ‘inpeach’ ment?” Then it struck me: Seriously, though, this is a wonderful summer idea — imagine the president amid cool,…
Richard Schiffman | The Atlantic Monthly Apr 18 2013 Sometimes financial crises can force lifestyle changes for the better. When Cuba’s benefactor, the Soviet Union, closed up shop in the…
by Roxanne Palmer | April 16 2013 2:50 PM, International Business Times
[ Thanks to Chelsea Smith for passing this piece along. ~BL ]
“Pain extends beyond tissue damage and hurt feelings, and includes the distress and existential angst&nb…
The Huffington Post | by Eline Gordts (Posted: 03/20/2013) [ Despite the U.S. military’s repeated denials, it appears the U.S. in fact took action knowing that the “casualties” of war…
The millet crust. 1.5 cups millet to 3 cups of water boiled; simmer for 15 minutes. Take it off the heat; add 2 Tbsp butter, and let millet sit to…
Use a pre-baked pie shell to keep the pie from bottom sogginess. Layer with tomatoes and top with herbs of your choosing. Use 2 cups of shredded cheddar (Michelle uses…
By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 30th August 2011 Who are the most ruthless capitalists in the Western world? Whose monopolistic practices makes WalMart look like a corner shop…DownUp
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Report from psychologists at Virginia and Harvard Universities tackles question of why most of us find it so hard to do nothing.
Eugene Goostman, a computer programme pretending to be a young Ukrainian boy, successfully duped enough humans to pass the iconic test
by Jessica Shepherd, The Guardian (19 November 2007) “A degree in philosophy? What are you going to do with that then?” Philosophy students will tell you they’ve been asked this question more times than they care to remember. “The response…
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime; therefore, we are saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore, we are saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous,…
by JC Sevcik, UPI, April 16, 2014 WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) — Oligarchy is a form of government in which power is vested in a dominant class and a small group exercises control over the general population. A new study…
Greg Stevens, Science Correspondent, The Kernel, Thursday, 10 April 2014 You can have an out of body experience right now, and it isn’t even that hard. Some people can do it more easily than others, and it may take a…
by Andrew Ross, The Daily Beast (09.27.12). Millions of grads are saddled with unpayable student loans, yet colleges still say they’re a sound investment. NYU professor Andrew Ross asks if it’s time to stop repaying the loans. Straight talk about…
by SAMUEL SCHEFFLER. The New York Times, “The Stone,” September 21, 2013 I believe in life after death. No, I don’t think that I will live on as a conscious being after my earthly demise. I’m firmly convinced that death…
by Rick Lewis
Philosopher points to a possible future in which ‘life in prison’ means 1,000 years • Do ethicists need a code of ethics? — News reports by Sue Roberts
Stuart Greenstreet on the abysmal failure of theories about crime and punishment.
If you eat meat, are you personally to blame for the evils of factory farming? Richard Corry considers the consequences.
Darrin Belousek considers different ethical perspectives on drugs in sport.
Terri Murray argues that ijtihad and critical debate are essential in a liberal, multicultural society.
Roger Caldwell rediscovers the bookish revolutionist.
Arnold Zuboff tells us why we should believe our senses.
It’s not just at home on the range.
I propose that: I admit that the Neil deGrasse Tyson “badass-meme” is taking the term in a different direction. God love him.
Lovers of Wisdom – on the Go.
The Grand Honey Bunny.
As I passed, I wondered: “Did this author know what ‘inpeach’ ment?” Then it struck me: Seriously, though, this is a wonderful summer idea — imagine the president amid cool, sweet peaches during this hot summer.
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Richard Schiffman | The Atlantic Monthly Apr 18 2013 Sometimes financial crises can force lifestyle changes for the better. When Cuba’s benefactor, the Soviet Union, closed up shop in the early 1990s, it sent the Caribbean nation into an economic…
by Roxanne Palmer | April 16 2013 2:50 PM, International Business Times [ Thanks to Chelsea Smith for passing this piece along. ~BL ] “Pain extends beyond tissue damage and hurt feelings, and includes the distress and existential angst&nb...
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