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Who Owns Our Bodies – and Who Says So?

Think philosophy is dry and esoteric? Think again. Last week’s edition of “Philosophy Talk” on NPR featured a lively, provocative discussion on who really owns our bodies. 656 more words

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Making Serious News Funny

It would be hard to walk away from a creation that could be your signature shadow. That is what Jon Stewart is doing with The Daily Show, which he shaped into a must-see part of the news landscape. 428 more words

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The Business of Incessant Meetings

Incessant meetings are the bane of corporate life. They also became the basis for my business plan.

When the time came to leave Tektronix, where I had a dream job as public affairs director, an endless series of meetings translated into my business ace in the hole. 651 more words

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Stories to Restore Faith in Mankind

People do horrible things to other people, while some people do amazing things for others. Here are two stories, both reported by NPR, that may restore faith in your fellow man. 735 more words

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