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Revered by some as an astute thinker and a pragmatic visionary, Niccolò Machiavelli is reviled by others for writing a manual for unscrupulous leaders everywhere, teaching them to do whatever it takes to defeat their enemies and stay in power, no matter how cruel or ruthless their actions might be.

September 20, 2014 | 0 comments | Read More »

You might be skeptical that newborns, of all people, have something to teach us about the nature of morality.  It’s not like newborns face a lot of deep moral dilemmas -- “Should I laugh at the big guy making the silly faces at me or should I cry?”   

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