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The undecided in opinion surveys

The sociologist Pierre Bourdieu once said: One of the most pernicious effects of opinion surveys is to put people in a position where they must answer a question they have never thought about. I can personally attest to that as a sociologist who has ... Philippine Daily Inquirer, 6 days ago

Obama's evolution of marriage and sexuality: An Asian perspective

Asia Times News & Features, Southeast Asia During the re-election cycle in 2012, President Obama sent seismic shock waves through the news media when he became the first American president to publicly support marriage equality. On June 26, 2015, ...
 Asia Times Online1 day ago

Stand above parochial loyalties

Prof. Kalinga Tudor Silva on the role of universities in post-war reconciliation in Sri Lanka : Post-war rebuilding in Sri Lanka should serve two related purposes. One is to rebuild infrastructure including houses, hospitals, roads, railways, public ...
 Sunday Observer1 week ago

Serendipity: A New Boost to the e-Consumer

Should we not prefer making a surprising "find" rather than a comforting search? In a world in which attention is a necessary condition to the value creation of works, anything goes when it comes to prescribing a way for the overwhelmed E-Consumer ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

stochastic terrorism's stochastic cell service

Never choose your cell service provider using an email address or website provided by a Nigerian prince. Stochastic terrorism is the use of mass communications to incite random actors to carry out violent or terrorist acts that are statistically ...
 Daily Kos2 weeks ago
Huffington Post

Did The Internet End Cultural Elitism? New Study Shows Snobbery Is Alive And Well

W hen I inherited my first car -- a beloved hand-me-down -- I was ecstatic. It was a smallish SUV that grumbled and shook like Anakin Skywalker's dinky pod racer. But I was giddy at the thought of driving it around, and burned a handful of mix CDs ...
 Huffington Post3 weeks ago

Why I Encourage My Kids to Question Everything

One afternoon, as I picked up my daughter from her Spanish immersion preschool, she asked me what the difference was between amigos and amigas . I explained that amigos were her friends that were boys and amigas were her friends that were girls. ...
 Huffington Post3 weeks ago
Arts Journal

Highlights from the beauty class visiting artists (post 2 of 2)

In my last post and this one I am sharing highlights from presentations by the several artists who joined us in the second half of the course and key ideas that resonated most for the students. The last two sessions, discussed in this post, focused ...
 Arts Journal1 month ago

Blunders in revised CSS-2016 syllabi

Overal­l, the new trends will culmin­ate in fresh ideas which will turn out our future bureau­crats LAHORE: The Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has recently revised the syllabi of the Central Superior Services (CSS). The previous ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago Blunders in revised CSS2016 syllabi  Pakistan Today1 month ago

Blame Big Food and Pharma.

By Frank Armstrong. You know you are in trouble when the Minister for Health boasts about taking out health insurance although the Programme for Government stipulates a universal, single-tiered health service, which guarantees access based on ...
 Village Magazine1 month ago
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