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religious corporal punishment

Spare The Rod, Spoil The Anti-Social Aggression

The more often children are spanked, the more likely they are to continue to defy their parents in the short term, and to exhibit anti-social behavior, aggression, mental health problems, and cognitive difficulties in the long term.

Black Male In America

Black Male in America: No Help Here

Want to know what it’s like being a black male in America who needs help?  Ask Uri Gneezy, John List, and Michael K. Price. These researchers completed work for the National Bureau of Economic Research published as Paper #17855 in an ongoing series.  Titled “Toward

Arsenicum album pseudomedicine

In What Way Are Moon Drops Whole Foods?

The Whole Foods supermarket is selling industrially manufactured fake medicines, promising to bring health benefits that haven’t been supported by any empirical research. In what way does that match the promise of whole foods?

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

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