Daily Archives: March 4, 2013

The Right to Think Dangerous Thoughts

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Author: Gabe Rottman

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Despite evidence to the contrary, the government continues to embrace a theory that adopting radical ideas is a first step toward terrorist violence. Based on this discredited model, "preventive" policies are being pursued, resulting in discrimination, suspicionless surveillance of entire communities, and selective law enforcement against belief communities and political...

Triumph

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Author: Stuart Wilde

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People can still triumph in adverse times the trick is to go in the opposite direction to the popular emotion. Doing that grants you a different destiny. When everyone is gong crazy stay calm, when people want to be special and important agree to be nothing. When people are out...

Oil Drilling Could Be New Nadir for Pinnacles National Park

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Author: Jason Mark

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On Monday, February 11, hundreds of people — including Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Congressman Sam Farr — gathered together to celebrate the creation of the United States’ newest national park, Pinnacles. An unusual outcropping of volcanic rock spires rising from the oak savannah of the California Coast...

Ten Tips to Become Happier

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Author: Kevin W Chen

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Have you ever wished that, instead of learning about history or the speed of light in school, we were also taught something more practical, like how to be happy? Well, your wish has come true. Recently, a new subject has appeared in education, not in high school but at universities.  The course...