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Resolved: Eating Animals Is Indefensible

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Bruce Friedrich

I've been spending a lot of time discussing the ethics of eating animals with college debate teams; I argue that vegetarianism is an ethical imperative, and my adversaries argue that it's not.

Stephen Colbert Author Interview: 'Denialism' Author Michael Specter: We're Lying To Ourselves About Vitamins, Antioxidants, And Vaccinations (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michael Specter, author of the new book "Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives," t...

Jon Stewart Interviews New Yorker Writer On "Denialism"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

New Yorker writer Michael Specter was on "The Daily Show" last night to talk about his new book, "Denialism". Specter makes the argument that American...

Be Thankful For Fresh Thinking

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

I'm giving a speech on Monday about authentic leadership - with references to President-elect Obama sprinkled liberally throughout - to an association...