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04/06/2014 - 11:53
The other interesting feature of capital is that it is accumulated through savings. A person or country that saves 100 units of income...
30/05/2014 - 10:34
Still, today’s economic elite is very different from that of the nineteenth century, isn’t it? Back then, great wealth tended to be...
22/05/2014 - 15:13
Get out of here. I have a hundred thousand things I am concerned about at this exact moment. Do I seriously need to add to that a...
18/05/2014 - 12:03
Racism and discrimination are wrong as a matter of principle, not of science. That said, it is hard to see anything in the new...
16/05/2014 - 11:35
In the 1730s, just after turning forty, Swedenborg took up neuroanatomy. Instead of actually dissecting brains, though, he got himself a...
11/05/2014 - 14:53
Gepshtein sees some of the most disagreeable traits of entrenched movie technology in today’s blockbuster action movies. In these films,...
04/05/2014 - 12:13
Sometimes it’s the seemingly weird ideas that come true—thanks, in part, to science fiction’s capacity to spark an imaginative fire in...
29/04/2014 - 18:36
Dekel’s book examines the Holocaust Memorial as an example of German remembrance efforts after Germany’s reunification and analyzes the...
18/04/2014 - 18:07
I have often written here about the changes taking place in the Middle East. Strategically speaking, the immediate threats to Israel have...
12/04/2014 - 14:19
In the era of capitalism, many people measure themselves, or are measured, according to the number of sexual partners they have had. Sex,...
06/04/2014 - 14:04
3. Don't Read To Your Kids, Read With Them Got a little one who is learning to read? Don't let them just stare at the pictures in a book...
31/03/2014 - 14:22
It’s true that the scope of psychiatry has greatly expanded over the past century. A hundred years ago, the profession had a near-exclusive...

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