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Why ISIS is Not Islamic

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Less “Critical Thinking,” More Rote Memorization

Modern cognitive scientists have realized that much of human intelligence is tied to memory. Their research is mostly in terms of "working memory," or...

The Cheap “Lack of Nuance” Dismissal

A Tip for Students The laziest way to attack an argument is to claim that the argument missed this or that nuance or that the...

The “Science” of Happiness

Positive psychology, self-help, the science of happiness. I recently watched a documentary called "Happy" about what brings people happiness and joy. The documentary interviewed many...

“Enlightened” Academic Discourse

It's kinda sad when the people who say they stand for an open discourse, free speech, academic inquiry, rational debate, etc., are the first...

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