• Philanthropists and the charities they support

SCOTUS hears the pleas of the Little Sisters of the Poor

On Wednesday, the Little Sisters of the Poor’s case was heard in the Supreme Court; the court appeared divided; it appeared that Kennedy will split the vote. “The Supreme Court split during a tense oral argument Wednesday that pitted religious liberty against women’s access to contraceptive coverage, raising the possibility […]

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Charity that serves humans needs both head and heart

Proponents of effective altruism continue to state their aim rather clearly; in their view, charity at its best is a vivisection of the human soul, separating the head from the heart. “’I’m writing a book on empathy,’ Yale psychologist Paul Bloom begins in an animated interview with The Atlantic, ‘and I’m arguing against […]

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