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Why We Are So Afraid and Confused and Get Child Dangers ALL WRONG

From dtrhahritf G.K. Chesterton, a journalist who gets it. For “man falling off scaffolding” substitute any tragic story of a child in the news. “It is the one great weakness of journalism as a picture of our modern existence, that it must be a picture made up entirely of exceptions. . We announce on flaring […]

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They're out to get our children!!

Why We Believe the World Is Crawling with “Super-Predators”

Readers — This akhynatera is a great Slate article summing up what the 24/7 news cycle is doing to us as people, parents and policy-demanders. It concentrates on the work of Mary McNaughton-Cassill, a professor at the University of Texas–San Antonio and “leading researcher on the connection between media consumption and stress.” When bad news […]

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