Yale psychologist John Bargh: ‘Politicians want us to be fearful. They’re manipulating us for their own interest’

The Guardian Yale psychologist John Bargh: ‘Politicians want us to be fearful. They’re manipulating us for their own interest' Decca Aitkenhead 8 December 2017 Don’t make the mistake of thinking you have free will – a book by a US academic has analysed the unconscious, evolutionary instincts driving modern society and the results are a …

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Are “Non-Traditional Families” Broken?

I on Singapore Are "Non-Traditional Families" Broken? IonSG 13 October 2017 In a letter to the Straits Times, "Don't undermine families when championing issues" (7 October 2017), Mr Christopher Goh "as a husband and a father", expressed his concerns at the joint report on gender discrimination submitted by various non-governmental organisations to the United Nations. …

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The Imam Issue: A Look at the Singapore Muslim Community

The Online Citizen The Singapore Muslim Community and the Imam Issue Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir 6 March 2017 It is well-known that Singapore is a multi-religious society. The 2014 report by Pew named our city-state as the most religiously diverse among the 232 countries studied. What is assumed in this discourse is that all religions are …

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