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How Cubans’ Health Improved When Their Economy Collapsed

Urban agriculture in Cuba (image: WikiPedia)

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

Posted in Consumerism?!, Miscellaneous, Politics

Tylenol Helps Clear Up Existential Dread, Psychology Study Claims

Meds & Existential Dread

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…

Posted in News, Philosophy Blog

Marx’s Alienated Labor

"Marx," by Mitch Francis
Posted in Philosophy, Social & Political Philosophy, Texts Tagged with:

Why Philosophy?

Philosophy and GRE scores

Reason #9:

Posted in News, Philosophy Blog, Why major?