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Diaries published: 18 (15 days since last diary on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 12:40 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 46 (15 days since last comment on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 04:47 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

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Total Recommends: 299

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Most Recommended Diary: "Money's capacity to turn morality into a matter of impersonal arithmetic . . .", 90 comments, 67 recommends

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AKSteve's Most Recent Diaries:

The world's media is focused on the deaths of boat people fleeing Africa for Europe. There's a lot of wringing of hands and talk about how to 'fix the problem." It would make more sense to step ...
by AKSteve
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 12:40 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
President Obama today announced that the US would provide new homelands for the nine most climate-change endangered island nations in the world (see table below). Here is part of the text of the ...
by AKSteve
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 08:24 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Ideology allows you to answer all questions with slogans. It allows you to ignore facts. It lets you skip serious analysis and it lets you do horrendous harm to civilization without guilt. In ...
by AKSteve
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 01:25 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Pot's legal in Alaska as of today, but buying and selling it isn't yet. The legislature has to set that part up. So what should a law abiding Alaskan who wants to smoke some legal pot do? I ...
by AKSteve
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 09:23 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Medical volunteers are desperately needed to help with Ebola patients. But long quarantine periods are making it more difficult to get volunteers. From the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) :"
by AKSteve
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 03:50 PM PST with 1 Recommend
The way labels affect how people treat each other has always fascinated me. When I was a doctoral student and teaching my first graduate classes, I tried an experiment that was very revealing, ...
by AKSteve
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 06:48 PM PDT with 8 Recommends

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