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How to Keep a New Year’s Resolution: A Primer on Goal-Setting

December 29, 2012

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I’m a big advocate of New Years resolutions or any intentions to create positive change generally. But resolutions can often strike ridicule and scorn from others, and after looking at the statistics below I see why people roll their eyes when people start declaring they’re going to run marathons, quit smoking, learn perfect French, launch […]

Debate Case Study: 5 Arguments on Gun Policy

December 20, 2012

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After a string of senseless rampage killings in the US, Americans are debating gun control and the role of guns in society. Here are a few of the most common argument presented by lax gun law advocates.The only moral principle invoked is┬áthe harm principle, the freedom to swing your arm stops at another’s face. In […]

Why We Procrastinate

December 6, 2012

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Procrastination is often listed as one of the top things most of us would like to change about ourselves. We all sometimes put things off for later when we should do them today, but it can become a serious problem when it systematically affects our performance and our lives. Procrastination itself isn’t the problem, it’s […]