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Tis The Season

For the last year, while Jay wasn’t working and I was rebuilding my emergency savings after the cross-country move, we did not make regular charitable contributions. 2,249 more words

Reflect

The New Yorker, Highbrow Ignorance

The New Yorker never ceases to amaze me in its split personality. On the one hand, the view of the magazine’s contributors (and the tenor of the thing as a whole) is hard core liberal of the most literate kind, suggesting that its staff and contributing writers are highly educated, reasonable, insightful, and compassionate. 498 more words

#14) Peter Singer on Effective Altruism

Peter Singer, the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University, is perhaps the world’s foremost ethicist. He is recognized as the intellectual father of the Animal Liberation movement, and for his advocacy of effective altruism – the idea that people are morally obligated to maximize the impact of their charitable giving. 2,934 more words

Books

Social Justice Warrior Says College a Safer Space for Christians than Hir

Oberlin, OH – Summer Babcock, senior at Oberlin College, decries the Christian privilege in higher education in the United States.  “All of society is a safe space for Christians, especially college,” explained Babcock.  258 more words

Education

'Examined Life'

Examined Life (2008) is a documentary film which is essentially a collection of 10-minute interviews with contemporary philosophers such as Slavoj Zizek, Judith Butler and Martha Nussbaum. 703 more words

Books/ Movies

Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history

Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history

Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in industrial farms… 2,054 more words

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