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A Stanford University Debate: Transhumanism vs. Anarcho-Primitivism

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 11.20.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Last Saturday night at Stanford University, I had the honor of publicly debating the world's leading anarcho-primitivist philosopher John Zerzan. As a transhumanist, I differ from Zerzan on just about every topic.

What Jewish Millennials Want

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 11.06.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

We are creatures of expression living in an age of expression. We are deluged daily with information and opinion, with pundits and preachers proffering perspective.

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Your Friends Affect Your Health A Lot More Than You Think

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

A new study asserts that interpersonal dynamics deserve our attention, not only because friendships make us feel good, but because they actually play ...

The Evolution of the Village

Heather Risinger | Posted 10.27.2014 | Parents
Heather Risinger

I recently asked my friends if they had a village that helps them raise their kids. I wanted to know what made their villages unique.

Time and the Machine

Peter Buffett | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Peter Buffett

Over time, we internalized this idea of dominion over things. Because we could harness the power of the seasons, we marveled when we learned to harness the power of water and steam, electricity and the atom.

The Ask

Kristen Noel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Kristen Noel

I'd like to call attention to the nurturing of our creative and professional selves, an aspect not always so well attended to. We always hear about the proverbial "boy's club" in business, politics, and the professional arena -- can we do a sound check on our "sisterhood" -- can we say the same?

VAWA Reauthorization

Lisa Chau | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Lisa Chau

Why does the U.S. government not respect native american tribal sovereignty yet argue the sovereignty of nation-states, such as Ukraine in the current geopolitical situation, must not be violated?

Women Collaborate to Achieve Success: An Interview with Jen Mann

Nicole Leigh Shaw | Posted 06.09.2014 | Parents
Nicole Leigh Shaw

I've been writing professionally for a long time now, taking breaks here and there to procreate, and I can tell you that I would not be as far along in my career if it weren't for a network of women who have helped me along the way, just as I've helped them.

Change Our Story: A New Societ-e

Peter Buffett | Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

People are starting to gather around deeply personal and unique aspects of themselves -- and because of their sheer number and the ease of personal expression, the Internet is providing a much more nuanced look at behavior and true ideology.

Weekly Rune: Othala

Kelley Harrell | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

Othala -- property -- Remember that journey we took with Raidho last week? Well, we did it right! Over the last few weeks the story of the Runes has ...

It's Tyson Time, Tripping to Bountiful!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 08.06.2013 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Cicely Tyson. I remember when she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress when I was still in school for Sounder (1972). Yet it wasn't u...

Why the Election Won't Be an Etch-A-Sketch Moment for America

David Ropeik | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
David Ropeik

No single election can resolve the underlying drivers of partisanship. More and more, compelled by the deep imperative for our safety and survival, we are circling the wagons of our own unique groups and treating those with whom we disagree as the enemy.

A Film Called Quest: A Peek At Beats, Rhymes And Life

Wyatt Closs | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

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Rush Limbaugh: Proof That Fear Makes You Stupid

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Ropeik

Rush Limbaugh recently compared the murder of Native Americans to European deaths via tobacco. Pretty stupid. Not ideological or right wing or politically incorrect. Just third-grade dumb.

Polarization - When We're Threatened We Circle The Wagons

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Ropeik

A threat to the tribe is a threat to us individually, at the most profound level. We social human animals have evolved to depend on our tribes, literally for our survival.

ClemensGate: Why Liars Make Us So Upset

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Ropeik

Down in the hard wiring and chemistry of the brain's survival instincts, if you show someone a picture of Roger Clemens and talk about the charges that he lied, it's like showing them a picture of a snake.

African Tribe Worships Barbra Streisand's Nose

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

MAHAJANGA, Madagascar - An African tribe is convinced that Barbra Streisand's nose holds special powers -- and prays to it daily for rain, fertile ...

MySpace Continues Its Slow Bataan Death March: Their Focus Now Is On Video Games

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Technology
Harmon Leon

The L.A. Times wrote a story entitled: MySpace looks to the past for its future. Really? The story goes on to say, "The social networking site pla...

Hair: The Tribe Has Spoken

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The stars of Hair know how lucky they've been to experience a journey that started in a concert in Central Park last summer: they've scored the Willy Wonka Golden Ticket in landing this gig.

Scalia's Choice: More Deaths to Defend the Constitution

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Congratulations, Justice Scalia! Now we can all look forward to years of arguing over just exactly when, where and how the right to have guns in the home applies.