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What are the philosophical differences between the parties?
Differences between the two parties begin with questions about human nature and the good society. Differences between political parties reflect differences in how individuals view the world. These views can be traced back to philosophical questions that have concerned political … Continue reading
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Does a candidate’s testosterone level affect voters?
Yesterday, science writers across the nation reported on a fascinating new study: Fatherhood causes a drop in testosterone level. Researchers measured testosterone in a bunch of young guys (none of whom were fathers yet), then measured it again several years. … Continue reading
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