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The Briefing 08-11-17

Jeffress’ North Korea comments prompt debate about moral authority of President Just War theory and North Korea: Military engagement justified only when it is the least worst option Why the increase in profanity in American literature is an indicative barometer of culture

August 11, 2017


Art & Culture

The Briefing 05-02-17

Teen suicide, the sanctity of life, and the dangerous new Netflix show '13 Reasons Why' The moral importance of language: Why are politicians beginning to use more profanity? The sexual revolution on display: British Museum offers sex exhibit targeted at school children

May 2, 2017

United States

The Briefing 02-10-17

President v. Court: What the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision means—and doesn’t mean. Why decorum matters in the US Senate: GOP Senators rebuke Elizabeth Warren for indecorous comments A profane trend in publishing: More and more books have expletives in their titles Are American universities equipped to defend the truth, or one of the reasons truth is so disputed?

February 10, 2017



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