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The Gollum effect in science

Image: Tycho Brahe, Skokloster Castle, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons. In a new episode of Future IDshost Andrew McDiarmid sits down with historian and philosopher of science Michael Keas to discuss a recent article on…

No questions asked

In his book, A theory of justice, philosopher John Rawls presents a framework for creating institutions for a more egalitarian society. The institutions of any society, as we know, are created by people. People bring their biases, due to…

New words for a changing land

Hidden beneath the fabric of modern life lies our endless quest to be with nature. Yet the socialization of nature's deficit has emerged as a distressing condition that afflicts us, forcing us to escape from the routine of desert life from…

Melania Trump turns 52 today

Actors: Jordana Brewster is 42 years old (series "Fast & Furious", "Dallas") Carol Burnett is 89 ("The Carol Burnett Show", "The Four Seasons", "Annie", "Noise Off") Joan Chen is 61 ("The Last Emperor", "Twin Peaks", "Saving Face")…

Books: A Swirling Sufi Revival

The latest book by author Moin Mir, The lost scent of infinity, is an intensely atmospheric novel that marries history and philosophy. Told through the life of a young craftsman, Qarar Ali, and the girl he is in love with, Abeerah, the…