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The self-help guru Deepak Chopra discusses the relationship between consciousness and health.

Deepak Chopra, the doctor and self-help guru, who turns seventy-three next week, has written more than one book for every year he has been alive. Chopra was born in New Delhi a...

Why we need to face the best arguments from the other side

Excerpt- The argument for abortion, if made honestly, requires many words: It must evoke the recent past, the dire consequences to women of making a very simple medical procedure illegal. The argument against it...

The challenges for parents trying to limit screen time in the age of the millionaire gamer.

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November 12, 2019

The Beatles-obsessed drama believes musical stardom is a meritocracy. The reality is much different.

The film Yesterday has an intriguing premise: What if the Beatles never existed? Unsuccessful, moderately talented singer-songwriter Jack Malik wakes up one day and is t...

November 12, 2019

The Conservatives have launched a fresh attack on what they say are Labour's "reckless" spending plans.

Labour has yet to publish its election manifesto but the Tories have claimed that there is a "black hole" in its economic policies.

The Tories have tried to calculate...

Facebook announced Friday that they will be removing any post containing the name of the Ukraine whistleblower. They say that any post containing the name violates their "coordinating harm" policy, according to KFGO.

The ruling is in reaction to a publication of a Breit...

Borrowing techniques from couples therapy to bring liberals and conservatives back together

Back in the 1970s, Kingsley Amis—the grumpy British novelist now remembered mostly as the father of the slightly less grumpy novelist Martin—made a remark that even today holds a...

In 2018, a fire ripped through the town of Paradise, California, killing 85 people. It was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the state’s history. 

Liabilities from wildfires started by its powerlines bankrupted Pacific Gas & Electric, which cut off power to...

November 11, 2019

The four Black women known as NASA's "hidden figures" during the Space Race will receive the highest civilian award for their contributions to space exploration.

The four Black women depicted in the 2016 film “Hidden Figures” will receive Congressional Gold Medals for t...

November 11, 2019

The death of a loved one is, sadly, a pain we’ll all experience. Here, leading grief expert David Kessler reveals the sixth stage of grief, and explains how it can help us find meaning after loss.

David Kessler is one of the world’s foremost experts on grief, but it was...

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Pia Rayner is a businesswoman and social commentator. She ran for Congress in Philadelphia in 2010 and has written for Mises, Glenn Beck's Fusion Magazine and The Libertarian Republic. She currently resides in the United Kingdom with her husband and son. She runs her business, Just A Splash, and sings in a folk rock band. Her goal with the Laissez Faire Lounge is to create a place where the events and issues of the day are presented with a rational and balanced voice which counters the hype and polarization that pervades modern media. 

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