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  • Analysis
    11 months ago
    by darvinhg
    +14 +1

    Are we born vegetarian? Children less likely to see farm animals as food

    The morality of eating cheeseburgers, steaks, and everything in between is a controversial topic. Many abstain completely from meat in their diet out of empathy for animals, while others see nothing wrong with visiting a steak house on a Saturday night. Now, new research is accounting for age in the meat-morality debate. Scientists report children generally consider eating meat as less morally acceptable than adults.

  • Expression
    1 year ago
    by ticktack
    +2 +1

    The Story Behind Acme, the Brand That Never Existed

    As you read these words, a team of writers and animators at Warner Bros. is working on a much-buzzed cartoon film slated for a 2023 release. It will be funny, of course, but it will finally air the details of an ugly legal dispute that’s been festering since 1948. And after 75 years of having shoddy mail-order products malfunction on him, Wile E. Coyote just might see some justice once Coyote v. Acme hits theaters.

  • Current Event
    3 years ago
    by ppp
    +33 +1

    The Challenge of Abundance: Boredom, Meaning, and the Struggle of Mental Freedom

    As technology continues to progress, the possibility of an abundant future seems more likely. Artificial intelligence is expected to drive down the cost of labor, infrastructure, and transport. Alternative energy systems are reducing the cost of a wide variety of goods. Poverty rates are falling around the world as more people are able to make a living, and resources that were once inaccessible to millions are becoming widely available.