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Empathy

Can you teach empathy? Is it an innate sense we’re all born with, or is it something you learn? Why is it that some people are unable to sympathize with a situation they haven’t personally experienced? Even worse, why are … Continue reading

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On Michael Brown and Public Reactions: Part II

Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown. Only three people witnessed the events from start to finish; one is dead, one is a cop, and one is Michael’s friend. So we have two wildly differing accounts of what transpired that … Continue reading

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On Michael Brown and Public Reactions

In lieu of commenting on the countless uninformed social media posts I’ve seen, I’m just going to reply to them all at once. First off, get informed. Don’t read an article on CNN, or watch some segment on the news. … Continue reading

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Excessive Farce

http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20130910/NEWS/130910009/ Go read that story (and make sure you watch the video), then come back here. Done? Ok, good. Do you believe that was excessive force? Do you believe the officers in that video were far more forceful than they … Continue reading

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Let’s play a game of madlibs

Citizens are up in arms over another case of police brutality, after an unarmed _______[city] resident was shot and killed. Officers claim that the victim was acting erratically and came at them with a _______[weapon], but witnesses dispute the facts … Continue reading

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