Michael Liccione's Blog

Michael Liccione's Blog

The Migrant Crisis Presents a Moral Dilemma

The Migrant Crisis Presents a Moral Dilemma

The debate pits human compassion against national interest and practical realities. 

Conservatives Once Condemned Dropping of Hiroshima Bomb

Conservatives Once Condemned Dropping of Hiroshima Bomb

The language they used to denounce the attack was harsher than Obama’s.

Students: Midterms, Low Grades Infringe on Our Activism

Students: Midterms, Low Grades Infringe on Our Activism

Midterms, grades, and studying are passé.

Privacy is Disappearing

Privacy is Disappearing

Guess how many times you're recorded on camera each day?

Magazine Declares the Death of Free Will

Magazine Declares the Death of Free Will

Free will does not exist, we're told, but we should believe it does. 

Why We Should Stop Referring to the Brain as a Computer

Why We Should Stop Referring to the Brain as a Computer

It's a metaphor that really doesn't work, a prominent scientist recently said. 

Report: GMO Food is Safe to Eat, But…

Report: GMO Food is Safe to Eat, But…

The National Academy of Sciences just released a report on a hot topic in America. 

Study: Mothers with More Kids Have One BIG Advantage

Study: Mothers with More Kids Have One BIG Advantage

It might seem counter-intuitive, but women who have more children tend to live longer, a recent study found. 

Don’t Find Yourself, Overcome Yourself

Don’t Find Yourself, Overcome Yourself

The modern obsession with self-discovery is all wrong, suggests a Harvard professor and his colleague. 

A (Seemingly) Simple Way to Feel Happier

A (Seemingly) Simple Way to Feel Happier

A new study undermines the idea that the road to happiness is found through focus on oneself.