Emotions Are a Strength, Not a Design Flaw

by Joanna Warwick on July 31, 2014

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“Eyes that do not cry, do not see.” ~Swedish Proverb

Just get over it; don’t be so sensitive. You should toughen up and grow a thicker skin…

I’ve heard this advice so much over my life, but I’ve never seen it make anyone happy.

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Sensitive

“We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.” ~Alan Watts

Are you good at noticing subtle details? Are you able to learn without really being aware that you are learning? Do you notice other people’s moods? Do these moods affect you?

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South Sudan: End Media Restrictions

by Human Rights Watch on July 31, 2014

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South Sudan: End Media Restrictions

by Human Rights Watch on July 31, 2014

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Health care subsidies issue rushed to Court

by Lyle Denniston on July 31, 2014

Nine days after two federal appeals courts reached opposite rulings on a major new threat to the federal health care law, challengers pursuing that threat rushed to the Supreme Court on Thursday with a plea to step in and settle the dispute as soon as possible.   A petition for review Continue →

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AP: Priebus, in an interview with CNN’s Michaela Pereira and Fox News’ Kelly Wright following his prepared remarks, defended his party’s push for state laws requiring voters produce identification before casting a ballot. Opponents charge the laws, which have been … Continue reading →
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WaPo on the McDonnell trial. … Continue reading →
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Ballot Access News reports. The Sacramento Bee says the challengers are now petitioning the CA Supreme Court. … Continue reading →
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Josh Douglas oped in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. … Continue reading →
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“Playing Chicken with the FEC”

by Rick Hasen on July 31, 2014

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Petition of the day

by Maureen Johnston on July 31, 2014

The petition of the day is:

Goins v. Lazaroff 13-1517

Issue: Whether an aggregate prison term imposed on a juvenile for non-homicide offenses that does not permit release before 100 years of age constitutes a sentence of life without parole as prohibited by the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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Thrilled with the official announcement of our six new impressive (and nice!) colleagues. … Continue reading →
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