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As a lawyer, Allan Migdall believes that a progressive country is not defined by how good the laws are. Instead, it is determined by the people’s cooperation in abiding the said laws.

The Moral Life of Babies

The Moral Life of Babies - NYTimes.com Not long ago, a team of researchers watched a 1-year-old boy take justice into his own hands. The boy had just seen a puppet show in which one puppet played with a ball...

Saint Uncumber: formerly called St. Wylgeforte (Wilgefortis - possibly from Latin "virgo fortis" ("strong virgin")) . “Women changed her name” (says Sir Thomas More) “because they reken that for a pecke of otys she will not faile to uncumber them of their husbondys.” The tradition says that the saint was very beautiful, but, wishing to lead a single life, prayed that she might have a beard, after which she was no more cumbered with lovers. “For a peck of oats,” says Sir Thomas More, “she…

The truth about grit

The truth about grit Modern science builds the case for an old-fashioned virtue - and uncovers new secrets to success