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This t-shirt gives me hope

I find this image hopeful because it gives me compassion for people who commit acts of sadistic violence. I deeply sympathize with the Gazans AND completely identify with this wearer. 264 more words

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Astronauts reading Genesis from space

Not generally a fan of mixing religion and science but…

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No Soul Left Behind, No Goal Unreached

Imagine you are a simple educator, working in a struggling charter school. Further, imagine you are unexpectedly possessed by a demon from Hell. This psychic invader grants you amazing powers — impossible beauty, transmutation of matter, laser eyes, any number of possibilities — but at the same time, demands that you commit all kinds of evil with those powers. 157 more words

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Rat Neuroscience and Chicago Politics

Professor Peggy Mason is experimenting with rats and thinking about politics Mason has shown that rats will overcome their most basic fears to free an imprisoned comrade. 347 more words

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