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The unethical side of the ethics committee

If you ever were involved in research on human subjects or animals, you know about the giant hurdle you have to jump. While funding, performing the experiments, evaluating the data and publication might be difficult and time consuming, the greatest … Continue reading

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An optimist talks about the future

Mark Stevenson is a clever and funny man, so he became a comedian. But he is also a curious man with an open mind and a positive attitude towards new things, and so he toured the world and wrote a … Continue reading

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Selfish reasons to have more kids

Last week I finished reading Bryan Caplan‘s new book “selfish reasons to have more kids” right in time before Russ Roberts discussed the book in this week’s econtalk. Caplan takes a skeptical look at the tendency of today’s parents to … Continue reading

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The Shadow-man – from Goebbels to Carlos

Last week I’ve been reading “Der Schattenmann” (the shadow-man) by Willi Winkler, a really scary book about François Genoud. He was a lifelong admirer of Adolf Hitler and took care that the heirs of Martin Bormann and Josef Goebbels would … Continue reading

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