Nana Freeman

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If you want to get smarter, speed-reading is worse than not reading at all

We all know that reading is important. But we’re also busy. So we try to optimize by reading more quickly. And in this way, we miss the point of reading entirely.<p>I’ve noticed this tendency since I began posting about what I learn from reading over 100 books a year. One of the most frequent …

Self-improvement

60 years later, are colonial-era laws holding Africa back?

When Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo took the oath of office on Jan. 7, by his side was a judge wearing a traditional British horsehair wig and black judicial robes. Just how far had Ghana shifted away from colonial rule since gaining independence in 1957?<p>Many Africans — and political scientists …

Loneliness actually hurts us on a cellular level

A scientist explains how the pain of loneliness makes us sick.<p>“Humans are social animals” is a phrase often repeated by psychologists to sum up why we’ve been such a successful species. Our ability to live, work, and cooperate in groups is <i>the</i> key to our survival.<p>But it comes with a tradeoff. …

Psychology

I Re Magi sono realmente esistiti?

Ecco che cosa dice il Catechismo della Chiesa Cattolica (CCC 528) a proposito dei Re Magi:<p>L'epifania è la manifestazione di Gesù come Messia …

Gli immigrati messicani si preparano all'era Trump con rimesse record

Nel mese di novembre, le rimesse degli emigranti negli USA verso il Messico sono aumentate del 25% annuo, salendo a 2,4 miliardi e portando a 27 …

La “post–verità” di migranti e meningite: il fascino irresistibile delle menzogne

Quali sono i confini delle fake news, di quella che viene anche chiamata — indorando la pillola — “post-verità”?<p>Nelle ultime settimane — in generale …

Cosa ha deciso il Papa sull'aborto - Il Post

Nella lettera che chiude il Giubileo ha stabilito che tutti i sacerdoti potranno assolvere chi si è pentito, e non solo alcuni vescovi<p>Papa Francesco …