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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : The Human Virtue

Image from The Planning Notepad.The human virtue We humans have an ability that goes well beyond what any other animal can do: we can turn our attention to ourselves. By Bill Meacham | The Rag Blog | September 20, 2012 … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : The Human Virtue

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Fellow Primates / 2

Bonobos, like chimps, show empathy, theory of mind, and targeted helping. Photo by Dan Caspersz / Bush Warriors.Fellow primates / 2 Being related genetically to both chimps, who settle sexual issues through conflict, and bonobos, who settle conflict issues through … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Fellow Primates / 2

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Fellow Primates / 1

Tanzanian chimp. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Fellow primates / 1 Chimps and humans are a lot alike, except that humans, being more intelligent, do what chimps do even better. By Bill Meacham | The Rag Blog | August 9, 2012 Last … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Fellow Primates / 1

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Intelligence

Image from A Blog for English Lovers.Intelligence Cognition is how we acquire knowledge. Intelligence is what we do with it. By Bill Meacham / The Rag Blog / July 19, 2012 Cognition, which I talked about last time, is how … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Intelligence

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Scientists : Dolphins are ‘Non-Human Persons’

Bottlenose dolphin Delphin and her baby Dolly at a zoo in Duisburg, western Germany. Photo by AP.Behavior studies:Dolphins are second smartest animal ‘The neuroanatomy suggests psychological continuity between humans and dolphins and has profound implications for the ethics of human-dolphin … finish reading Scientists : Dolphins are ‘Non-Human Persons’

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National Intelligence Council : Sun Setting on The American Century

The report said that global warming will aggravate the scarcity of water, food and energy resources. Graphic: 20th Century Fox.‘The world of the near future will be subject to an increased likelihood of conflict over resources, including food and water, … finish reading National Intelligence Council : Sun Setting on The American Century

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There’s A Man Going ‘Round Taking Names

ACLU: Million on terrorist watch listby Michael Grabell / July 14, 2008 There won’t be any balloons dropping from the ceiling to mark this milestone. And if there are any bells and whistles, it will only be from the metal … finish reading There’s A Man Going ‘Round Taking Names

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Russ Feingold Stands Alone

Why Can’t Dems Be Tough On Security And Civil Liberties?By Seth Colter Walls / June 24, 2008 If you are a hardcore civil libertarian — the kind of citizen whose heart rate goes up at the mention of obscure legislative … finish reading Russ Feingold Stands Alone

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