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  • Innocence Lost: From Babes to Bloodshed

    August 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

    Bob Bates — In his book Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil (2013), Paul Bloom, psychology professor at Yale University, reports on the work he has conducted with his team of experimental researchers that addresses fundamental issues regarding the bases of morality in humans: good vs bad, right vs wrong, fair vs unfair. What makes their psychosocial studies unique is that their subjects are children, ranging from infants to toddlers to elementary age kids. Bloom presents [...]

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  • Baseball’s Ol’ Perfessor

    August 8, 2017 // 5 Comments

    Mark Richardson — Marty Appel, author of Munson, the acclaimed biography of former New York Yankees catcher Thurman Munson, has done it again. This top-notch profiler [...]
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  • Icarus Redux

    July 3, 2017 // 2 Comments

    DeWitt Clinton — I still live in Shorewood, Wisconsin, not Sherwood, for there’s nothing foresty or Shakespearian about this tiny little add-on to Metro Milwaukee. [...]
  • Ruth is 86

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