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Philosophy

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  • Liberal or conservative? Brain's 'disgust' reaction holds the answer

    Liberal or conservative? Brain's 'disgust' reaction holds the answer
    Think your political beliefs arise from logic and reason? Think again. A team of scientists who studied the brains of liberal, moderate and conservative people found that they could tell who leaned left and who leaned right based on how their brains...
  • Extraordinary Life: A Face Of Hartford's Cultural Scene

    Extraordinary Life: A Face Of Hartford's Cultural Scene
    Think Auntie Mame with big hats, a Texas accent and a gift for organizing people and events, and you'd have a partial picture of Fran Gordon. Combine the energy of a cheerleader with endless optimism and a sense of fun and you will have a sense of the...
  • Nobel Peace Prize honors Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

    They’re denied an education, kidnapped, gang-raped and sold in the market. They’re forced to cart water and they’re married off early to old men. Then one extraordinary girl, Malala Yousafzai, escaped the fate of others and soared to...
  • Solvines Moradel's Survival Story

    Solvines Moradel's Survival Story
    The lump on my left breast was palpated by my experienced and knowledgeable OB/GYN of 13 years, Dr. Gil Aronson during a routine checkup in July 2013. ┬áMy cancer was the size of a peanut and that it hadn’t spread to the rest of my body gave me...
  • Annals of corporate co-opting: Another 'independent' news site is born

    Annals of corporate co-opting: Another 'independent' news site is born
    The ingenuity of big corporations knows no bounds, especially when it comes to disguising self-interested PR as objective information. Say hello to the latest such effort, a website devoted to communicating information about "sustainable" -- that is,...
  • Autumn surge in area home listings brings optimism

    Autumn surge in area home listings brings optimism
    You may not have found the home of your dreams, but it may not be time to give up the hunt just yet. Chicago-area housing market data for the latest month show that more than 16,000 houses, town houses and condominiums came on the market in September,...
  • Democracy's most cherished act

    Democracy! A word, a way of life, our highest ideal: Everyone is equal; no one is marginal. I still feel the force of this word, though the middle syllable -- "mock" -- grows increasingly dominant when I hear it, especially now, as election season...
  • A case for reading political fiction

    A case for reading political fiction
    In an understandably cynical mood about the fractured state of American government, one might be inclined to wonder: When so much of politics and what politicians say is fiction to begin with, what does a reader need with political fiction? Fiction as...
  • As deflation deadline nears, BOJ faces prospect of failure

    TOKYO (Reuters) - With just five months left before Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's self-imposed deadline for banishing deflation, the Bank of Japan is preparing for failure, and the first casualty could be its facade of board unity. There is almost no way...
  • WHO official is cautiously optimistic on world response to Ebola

    GENEVA The World Health Organization has detected slowing in the number of reported new cases of Ebola infections in West Africa in recent days, leading its top official in charge of combating the outbreak to express cautious optimism Wednesday that...
  • Fox News expert calls for 'American jihad'

    Fox News expert calls for 'American jihad'
    Psychiatrist Keith Ablow, a regular Fox News contributor, has penned a column expressing some views that need to be discussed. I know this because Brian Kilmeade, co-host of the morning comedy program "Fox & Friends," said on today's show that Ablow has...