What is the most worrying and distressing thing about the recent video of a child singing homophobic remarks in a church? The fact that a small boy has stepped up in front of adults, to sing ‘Ain’t no homos’, after stating ‘the bibles right’? Or that the parents and adults, met the song with a standing ovation, warranting applause and jeers of praise? The...
Just read a review of Prometheus on reddit.
abaldwin360: I am excited.
Chris Caldwell, “Against Snoopy”:
Charlie Brown is optimistic enough to think he can earn a sense of self-worth, and his willingness to do so by exposing himself to fresh humiliations is the dramatic engine that drives the strip. The greatest of Charlie Brown’s virtues is his resilience, which is to say his courage. Charlie Brown is ambitious. He manages the baseball team. He’s the pitcher, not a scrub. He may be a loser, but...
Girl: Hey, I just met you.
Girl: And this is crazy.
Girl: But here's my num--
Me: I'm gay.
FIGURING OUT FREUD: WHAT DO YOUR DREAMS SAY ABOUT...
The Goldilocks Effect: Babies Choose ‘Just Right’...
ScienceDaily (May 23, 2012) — Long before babies understand the story of Goldilocks, they have more than mastered the fairy tale heroine’s method of decision-making. Infants ignore information that is too simple or too complex, focusing instead on situations that are “just right,” according to a new study to be published in the journal PLoS ONE on May 23. Dubbed the...
Bias Found in Mental Health Drug Research
ScienceDaily (May 22, 2012) — Patient care nationwide may be affected when research on medications contain only ‘good news’ — especially when the research is industry-funded. When thousands of psychiatrists attend their field’s largest annual meeting each year, the presentations they hear about research into drug treatments report overwhelmingly on positive results. ...
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