The Week

Jul 28

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7 ideas from ancient thinkers that will improve your modern life
Science has validated many of the lessons ancient thinkers knew but could not prove

7 ideas from ancient thinkers that will improve your modern life

Science has validated many of the lessons ancient thinkers knew but could not prove

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Today’s best editorial cartoons

Today’s best editorial cartoons

“Here’s the thing about “real” bodies. We actually see them every day. Walk down the street. Go to a locker room. Or a beach. Real bodies are literally everywhere… [s]o these attempts aren’t about getting us to see more real bodies — they’re about getting us to engage in some communal affirmation that they are not only okay but also beautiful.” —

Face it, ladies: We can’t all be beautiful

There’s a scientific definition of beauty — and that’s a good thing

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“Even if hard drugs carry greater health risks than marijuana, rationally, we can’t ban them without comparing the harm from prohibition against the harms from drugs themselves. In a society that legalizes drugs, users face only the negatives of use. Under prohibition, they also risk arrest, fines, loss of professional licenses, and more.” —

Why all drugs should be legal

Yes, even heroin

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Jul 27

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The week’s best editorial cartoons
Artists take on the new Cold War, America’s execution errors, and more

The week’s best editorial cartoons

Artists take on the new Cold War, America’s execution errors, and more

Jul 26

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