Sources also say the report suggests the agency sanctioned leaks to selected journalists about phantom terror plots that were supposedly disrupted as a result of information gained through “enhanced interrogation.” The goal was to create a media narrative of success.
If you want kids, choose your boyfriend or girlfriend like your child has the deciding vote.
The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
|—||John Stuart Mill (via moralanarchism)|
David Brooks laments America’s supposed loss of “faith in universal democracy”: Without the vibrant faith, there is no spiritual counterweight to rampant mat
As it turns out, when people who are more responsive to injustice see things happen that they find morally wrong, such as abuse or race-based inequality, their minds respond by accessing the sections of the brain responsible for logic and reasoning.
<p>How do you talk to your baby? Do you find yourself using the same, familiar words? Or do you let loose with whatever comes into your head? Research hints that some busy fathers — who are a bit out of touch with their children’s comprehension level — may use more sophisticated vocabulary and actually benefit language development.</p>