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“All Minus One: John Stuart Mill’s Ideas on Free Speech” by Richard Reeves, Jonathan Haidt, and Dave Circirelli

Mill’s main concern was not government censorship. It was the stultifying consequences of social conformity, of a culture where deviation from a prescribed set of opinions is punished through peer pressure and the fear of ostracism. In Mill’s view most … Continue reading

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“10% Happier” by Dan Harris: Part One

This is a powerful book. It struck me with the same impact that I felt after reading “Essentialism.” While I have never practiced meditation myself, this book made me want to start. I have always tried to be mindful and … Continue reading

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