In Pride and Prejudice, the reward for meticulous critical scrutiny is self-consciousness, intellectual expansion and moral growth. Long before the invention of fMRIs, Jane Austen knew that close reading was good for the brain... and for the soul.
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The Council for the National Interest Foundation recently sent a team of 15 citizen diplomats to a number of countries in the Middle East.
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