I Thought You Were Like a Ken Doll

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Is a man who is a virgin not really a man?

“So many companies count on us to buy their products to fill the emptiness in our lives.”

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This is a comment by Ryan Bjorklund on the post “Deliberate Optimism”.

Technology, Inequality, and Health

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What should a good man think about the possibility that technological improvements will lead to widening levels of inequality? Nathan Zimmerman explains.

Fear and Trembling at the University of Pittsburgh

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There have been 45 bomb threats received at the University of Pittsburgh since mid-February. Why should people outside of the campus community care?

Much Ado About Balance

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Is the “balance” for which we strive a reality or an imagined ideal? Can we even define what that balance means for individuals?

My Suffering Is Better Than Your Suffering

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How is it, Atalwin Pilon wonders, that in a world where some people starve to death and are blown apart by landmines, other people are pushed to their limits by the sound of one song bird?