Monthly Archives: February 2014

Voyeurism and International News

I remember as a little kid, when my family & I were about to travel to New York City for the first time. I was absolutely scared to within an inch of my life, convinced that within weeks, I would be … Continue reading

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The Conceit of Certainty

Earlier, I had written about controversial court cases, such as the trials of George Zimmerman, Dominique Strauss Kahn & the Duke Lacrosse Team. We discussed our tendency to jump to conclusions & assume what must have really happened, based on … Continue reading

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A Convenient Scapegoat

When I first heard about protesters in San Francisco attacking Google buses, I laughed. It was the kind of news that sounded too ridiculous to take seriously. I had to double check to make sure I wasn’t reading the Onion. … Continue reading

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