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Romney with Rice in 2012?

This is certainly hopeful. It appeared in the Washington Times recently: America’s first black female secretary of state [Condoleezza Rice] is quietly positioning herself to be the top choice of the eventual Republican presidential nominee, ready to deliver bona fide foreign-policy … Continue reading

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Distorted Recall and False Belief: A New York Times Essay on Why People Believe Weird Things

The following essay, titled “Your Brain Lies to You,” by Sam Wang and Sandra Aamodt, appeared in the New York Times on June 27, 2008:   FALSE beliefs are everywhere. Eighteen percent of Americans think the sun revolves around the earth, one … Continue reading

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