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It’s Not So Silly To Be Chilly

Written by Lance Mann Growing up, the book The Penguin That Hated the Cold by Barbara Brenner, played a big role in my life. At the time, I could not agree more with Pablo the...

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Change In Warp Speed: On Acceptance and Civil Liberties In Our Time

It’s 1972 in America: “The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face”, by Roberta Flack, tops the Billboard chart, The Godfather is released in cinemas, the Watergate scandal...

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Mixed Mental Artist @wokecentrist Breaks Down Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell, an economist and political theorist wrote a book in 2005 called Black Rednecks and White Liberals, which delved deep into dispelling misconceptions about African...

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Attention Economy: What Price Do We All Pay for Justin Bieber’s Cult of Personality?

Everyone wants attention.  The individual family provides a beautiful microcosm for thinking about the dynamics of the “Attention Economy.”  Kids compete for their...

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Red, Fight, and Blue

Today, petty political polarization renders the legislative arm of our government incapable of finding solutions to acute policy issues facing our nation. All too often:...

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#NISIS: Because you don’t bring a book list to a meme war

“Alexander Hamilton is one of American history’s most luminous figures…Yet in 1804 this brilliant man did something that by today’s standards was astonishingly...

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Humanity’s First Family Dinner

It is a truth universally acknowledged that one cannot avoid drama at a large family gathering. Within your nuclear family unit, you’ve learned to coexist; you can manage the...

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Civilized to Stress?

At first glance, the notion that the color of our thoughts can dye our very biology seems like a giant leap. Upon closer inspection, however, it doesn’t seem so far fetched....

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Fireside Chats 4 the 21st Century

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Staring at a Single Data Point: If You Want to Solve Problems At Home, Look at Your Neighbors’ Problems

Over the last thirteen years, I’ve tutored A LOT of kids and one of the most important things that it has taught me is that you can’t make sense of the world by...