They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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The pandemic is no excuse to abandon chronic disease management and prevention
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http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Afghan_girls_from_Ghazni_province.jpg Neuroscience can be lots of fun, but perhaps even more so when researchers study the brain’s Laughter Perception Network...
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JZ, It took me all week to think of an answer to the question you posed in the previous post, “what practices are banal today, but in 100 years will seem unspeakably immoral?” My gut response was to say boxing. I figured that we are becoming increasingly sensitive to acts of bodily harm of all [...]..
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