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Desperate refugees flee persecution and war, but American politicians — worried about security risks — refuse to accept them.
That’s the situation today, but it’s also the shameful way we responded as Jews were fleeing Nazi Germany in the 1930s. In the shadow of one world war, on the eve of another, …World Politics
What’s it like to have a song inside your head, itching to get out? A neuroscientist and a songwriter compare notes from the frontier of music and …The Brain
“Cognitive bias is the biggest self-imposed obstacle to progress, not only for oneself but in the end, for all mankind.” ~UnknownOn a beautiful …The Brain
Late on Saturday, the evening after the terrorist attacks, a group of friends gathered at an eccentric dive bar, Stolly’s, on the edge of the Marais. It’s just the sort of small, hip place that exists all over the Eleventh Arrondisement and had been targeted the night before. The friends were in …Sinjar
Sharon Salzberg, Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche, SGI-USA, and others share prayers for Paris after November 13th's terrorist attacks.The post …Religion