They Loved the Church. They Loved Each Other More.
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The Principia Misanthropica
Let’s recap. In the beginning, people were mostly unhappy, but not too unhappy about being unhappy. They hunted, they gathered, and when unpleasant things (such…
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Confessions of an Ex-Prosecutor
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Ask Polly: Why Am I Always Too Much for Men?
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What Donald Trump Learned From Joseph McCarthy’s Right-Hand Man
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The best advice on Twitter trolls was written by al-Ghazali in the 11th century
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Teaching Consent in the Mormon Context
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Meta-Skills, Macro-Laws, and the Power of Constraints
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The Disruption Algorithm
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The Great Eleventh: EBSCOhost
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The End Of Work: EBSCOhost
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The Opposite of Rape Culture is Nurturance Culture
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Federal Officials Ignored Years of Internal Warnings About Deaths at Private Prisons
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The Narcissistic Family Tree
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Go ahead and hate Gawker, but don't cheer its downfall
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What America Keeps Getting Wrong in the Middle East
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See Me
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How to Be Great With Women Even If It Doesn’t Come Naturally
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Can polyamorous hierarchies be ethical? Part 1: The tower and the village - More Than Two
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Can polyamorous hierarchies be ethical? Part 2: Influence and control - More Than Two
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Overcoming Bias : Star Trek As Fantasy
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Overcompensation Nation: It’s time to admit that toxic masculinity drives gun violence
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The Hidden Benefits of Short-Term Business Travel
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COME UNDUNG - ProQuest
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WHITE OPEN SPACES - ProQuest
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MAKE AMERICA HATE AGAIN - ProQuest
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MY PRISON EXPERIMENT - ProQuest
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We Must Understand Corporate Power to Fight It: Chris Hedges
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The Audition
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Hating Hillary - The New Yorker
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Trumpism for intellectuals
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Blindsided: A Dream Engagement Turned Nightmare - Indianapolis Monthly
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At Profiles Theatre the drama—and abuse—is real
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Pizza and Purpose
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Competent Jerks, Lovable Fools, and the Formation of Social Networks
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Vitamins, Painkillers, and the Entrepreneurial Library
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We Studied 38 Incidents of CEO Bad Behavior and Measured Their Consequences
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Choosing a School for My Daughter in a Segregated City
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Managing Your Feelings Is Not My Job
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Inside the bitter last days of Bernie's revolution
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Case Study: An Office Romance Gone Wrong
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Why Some Bosses Bully Their Best Employees
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The right’s scapegoat: Renee Ellmers’ primary loss in North Carolina encapsulates the irrational rage fueling conservatives
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Unless You’re Oprah, ‘Be Yourself’ Is Terrible Advice. - NYTimes.com
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The Man with His Head in the Clouds
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Meet The Maserati-Driving Deadhead Lawyer Who Stands Between Hackers And Prison
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Ask Polly: I’m Having a Midlife Crisis!
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The New Master of Horror - ProQuest
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NYUAD - Academic Librarian for Research and Instruction for the Social Sciences job - New York University - Abu Dhabi | Indeed.ae
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Bargaining power and the incidence of taxes on high earners in Canada
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The Secret Life of Mormons: As Told by Prodigal Daughter, Novelist Judith Freeman
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The End Of The House Of Saud
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My Mom Took Me Overseas and Forced Me Into Being a Teen Bride
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Jessica Valenti: my life as a ‘sex object’
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