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From the White House to ancient Athens: Hypocrisy is no match...

Raman Sachdev, University of South Florida Donald Trump has spent a lot of time on golf courses during his presidency. That may come across as hypocritical...

Why questions (good and bad) matter

Marcello Fiocco, University of California, Irvine Children are naturally inquisitive and tolerant. Many constantly ask questions. At some point, most of them – most of...

What Day of the Dead tells us about the Aztec philosophy...

Lynn Sebastian Purcell, State University of New York College at Cortland Growing up in the United States, I remember on Halloween my mother used...

Why contemplating death can help you live a happier life

Steve Taylor, Leeds Beckett University How do you feel about the idea of dying? Is it something you think about often? Or does it make...

‘Quarantine envy’ could finally wake people up to the deep inequalities...

Jessica Rosenfeld, Washington University in St Louis In recent months, mental health experts have been drawing attention to what they’ve dubbed “quarantine envy.” Many people, they...

A philosopher explains why dance can help pandemic-proof your kids

Aili Bresnahan, University of Dayton “Ring around the Rosie, a pocket full of posies, ashes, ashes, we all fall down!” I grew up singing that refrain...

Everyday ethics: Should I be taking unemployment insurance?

Lee McIntyre, Boston University A lot of people are facing ethical decisions about their daily life as a result of the coronavirus. Ethicist Lee McIntyre...

Why are kids asking such big questions during the pandemic?

Jana Mohr Lone, University of Washington Why do people have to die? Are mistakes always bad? Can you be happy and sad at the same time? Kids often...

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Jayur Mehta, Florida State University and Tara Skipton, Florida State University Native North Americans first arrived in Florida approximately 14,550 years ago. Evidence for these...