Monday, March 12, 2007

Links of the Week

How do today's youth view topics such as abortion and gay marriage? The answers may surprise you.

Bobby Joe Long committed at least nine rape/murders in Tampa, Florida in the mid-90's. During his trial an MRI scan of his brain discovered his amygdala had been severely damaged from a motorcycle accident. It was only after this accident that Long became a criminal. In trial research, monkeys with damaged amygdalas are shown to have significant social and emotional deficits. Which is a long way of asking, how much free will do we really have? Read this article to find out.

"Guest Worker Program" is a polite phrase for modern slavery.

If you are in Mississippi this week don't miss the high school basketball grand slam in Tupelo.

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