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  • This is your brain on terrorism
  • Why sensationalized terrorism coverage makes us overreact to risk. For most Americans, terrorism is only ever experienced through
    a television screen or front page of a newspaper. Despite generating massive headlines, terrorism kills a shockingly small number
    of Americans every year, especially when compared to a problem like gun violence. In terms of the public’s attention, terrorism
    takes [続きを読む]
  • The case against empathy
  • Why this Yale psychologist thinks you should be compassionate, not empathetic. Who can be against empathy? If our moral intuitions
    align on anything, is it not on the idea that empathy for other human beings is a good thing? What harm could come from identifyi
    ng with the thoughts and feelings of our fellow creatures? According to Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale, most of us
    are [続きを読む]
  • T2 Trainspotting: same characters, fewer drugs, more ennui
  • But still fun. Twenty-one years have passed since the lads of Trainspotting snorted, injected, and capered their way through Edinb
    urgh, in a film that was at once cautionary and buoyant: Drugs are bad, and they can end your life ― but when you’re young and
    resilient, you’re still pretty sure you’ll live forever. Trainspotting is about junkies and death, but it’s also perversely
    fun (and [続きを読む]
  • Read President Trump’s proposed federal budget
  • On Thursday, President Donald Trump released his outline for next year’s federal budget, titled “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.” In it, he proposed major cuts to federal spending, with the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of State, and Department of Labor among those hardest hit. He also proposed spending increases on Department of Defense and ot [続きを読む]
  • The Lessons of Obamacare
  • What Republicans should have learned, but haven't. On January 6, President Barack Obama sat down with us for one of his final
    interviews before leaving the White House. The subject was the Affordable Care Act ― the legislation that has come to carry his
    name and define his legacy.It was strange circumstances Obama found himself in. He was leaving office an unusually popular presid
    ent, with [続きを読む]