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How the Trolley Problem Works

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The trolley problem looks to explore the concept of human morality and a philosophical view of consequentialism. Learn about the trolley problem.

Why do children play?

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Children in every part of the world play. Philosophers and psychologists say children play for more reasons than just having fun. Learn more.

Tai Chi

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Tai chi is an ancient martial art that has be refined over centuries across many cultures and philosophies. Learn about tai chi and its origins.

How Stoicism Works

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Stoicism is an ancient Greek philosophy that is now enjoying a renaissance. Find out How Stoicism Works at HowStuffWorks.

Should We Rise Up Against the Elf on the Shelf?

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Is it such a good idea to tell your kids that they're constantly being watched by a little doll, albeit one with elfin magic?

What is society?

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Society made up of individuals who have agreed to work together for mutual benefit. Learn about society in this article from HowStuffWorks.

Why do we need warriors?

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Warriors have evolved over the years as new technologies have been developed. Learn about warriors in this article.

How long is the longest existing family tree?

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The 'longest family tree' claim is obviously a very prestigious one. Which family does it go to? Learn about the longest family tree to find out.

How Communism Works

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Communism is a type of government that relies on collectivization of labor and good to equal out the classes. Learn about the workings of communism.

How German Traditions Work

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Many German traditions go back for hundreds of years. Find out about German traditions at HowStuffWorks.

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