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Fairness is Essential for Economic Growth

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-reich/obama-has-to-explain-why-_b_1542005.html   An excerpt from this excellent article by Robert Reic…

Started by Jedi Wanderer

17 Aug 1, 2012
Reply by Jedi Wanderer

How the Rich get Richer

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/richest-400-people-america-got-201519751.html   "According to the IRS, which recently released 2009 data from…

Started by Jedi Wanderer

2 Jul 14, 2012
Reply by Jedi Wanderer

Obama cozy with corporations

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/13/obama-trade-document-leak_n_1592593.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl2%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D16938

Started by Jedi Wanderer

2 Jun 18, 2012
Reply by Joan Denoo

Mission to Mars!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/02/mars-one-colonize-red-planet-video_n_1564745.html?ref=science&icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl17%

Started by Jedi Wanderer

2 Jun 6, 2012
Reply by Jedi Wanderer

Could you Kill?

I’ve enjoyed participating in these moral discussions so I thought I’d post one that I’ve been thinking about.   Let’s say your neighbor is…

Started by Jonathan Simeone

18 May 30, 2012
Reply by Joan Denoo

When is Murder justified?

Here's another moral intuitions scenario, or maybe a bunch of them rolled up into one hopefully large and engaging conversation:   Suppose…

Started by Jedi Wanderer

1 May 30, 2012
Reply by Joan Denoo

Identity

http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/thandie_newton_embracing_otherness_embracing_myself.html   This is a beautiful TedTalk with Thandie Newton…

Started by Jedi Wanderer

1 May 29, 2012
Reply by Joan Denoo

The Illusion of the Self

http://www.samharris.org/blog/item/the-illusion-of-the-self2   A fascinating interview Sam Harris conducts with Bruce Hood. An excerpt:   "…

Started by Jedi Wanderer

6 May 27, 2012
Reply by Jedi Wanderer

A Personal History and some insights

When I was growing up, going all the way back to my earliest memories, I was angry and depressed (my father was emotionally abusive and my…

Started by Jedi Wanderer

2 May 27, 2012
Reply by Jedi Wanderer

Optimism Bias - TedTalk by Tali Sharot

http://www.ted.com/talks/tali_sharot_the_optimism_bias.html   A very interesting discussion about how we humans have evolved to have too-op…

Started by Jedi Wanderer

0 May 25, 2012

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