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Nature, Nuture, and Social Justice

Nature, Nuture, and Social Justice

Over the past week, several articles have come to my attention for various reasons that stress the “nature” part of “nature vs. nurture”. And as I read them, I noticed that the reaction they provoked wasn’t a scientific one necessarily, but a philosophical one. Maybe even a moral one. And here’s the thing: I think that “solving” the “nature vs. nurture” debate is actually a sideline from the moral... »

Make-Up: Face or Façade

Make-Up: Face or Façade

This week’s photography was inspired by an article posted over at our sister site, Skepchick, titled,”The Great Face-Paint Debate“, about the debate over wearing make-up. It was written by Heina and posted on January 15.  If you haven’t read it, please do because it’s a great read and also you can get a bit of reference for what I’m going to talk about. Heina... »