Weekend Edition: 3-14

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Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • Please Be Disturbed: Triggering Can Be Good for You, Kids (“Brutalities cry for attention. Attention to the appalling causes disturbance. Deal with it. You’re at school to be disturbed. Universities are very much in the business of trying to get you to rethink why you believe what you believe and whether you have grounds for believing it.”)

Blog Headlines of the Week

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…we have made enormous progress in teaching everyone that racism is bad. Where we seem to have dropped the ball is in teaching people what racism actually is, which allows people to say incredibly racist things while insisting they would never.

Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, April 28, 2014

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