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Category: Society

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Steven Pinker

Dr. Steven Pinker and Enlightenment Now

Noted Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker gives an incredible presentation on reason and enlightenment thinking.

You’re Not Going to Win the Lottery Tonight

The Mega Millions drawing entices Americans, but none of them will win.

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Making Room for Reflection in the Learning Process

The learning process isn’t just about taking in information. It’s about making time to integrate it into your own life, too.

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City of Austin Facing Contaminated Water Crisis

Due to flooding of water supplies, the city is under a water crisis, in which all consumed water must be first boiled to ensure its safety.

The Nature of the High School Hierarchy

A student's social status is an important factor in determining the type of experience they have during high school, but exactly how does it determine that?

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Why Is Big Government Popular in Urban Culture?

By Harley Austin | United States America is known for its pluralistic culture with a diverse selection of subcultures. Many call this the "melting pot". However, a more accurate analogy would be a societal salad bowl: the coexistence of numerous subcultures creates the broader culture as a whole. Keep in mind that this analysis of ...

The Difference Between Implied and Explicit Consent

Implied and explicit consent are concepts that have practical uses, like consent to personal acts, but are also important in understanding the government.

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Dress Codes Should Protect Free Speech, Not Ban Colors

Rather than protecting free speech, some school dress codes are restricting clothing based on things as trivial as different colors.

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10 Excellent Reasons Not to Vote in Elections

From political to practical to moral, there are many reasons not to vote, as doing so creates much greater harm to you than it does benefit.

The German Empire Lost World War One Before the Start

The German Empire, despite being a leading European power, lost the Great War before a shot was even fired due to military mistakes and underestimation.

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