Re: the Humanities
Were it not for the humanities we might still be limiting the curricula to the 7 liberal arts and sciences, graduating those who can glibly answer "what" but not "why" questions. An Argument: In our grammar schools we are taught that our constitution is heaven sent dogma. With research, Larry Sabato, in "A More Perfect Constitution", points out that Jefferson, Madison, Washington and Mason each believed the constitution ought to be updated regularly. My point: I thank a liberal arts curriculum mandating a humanities survey every time my electrical engineering son comes home from the University of Kentucky with the ability and desire to talk to me about more than discrete mathematics or electrical circuits.
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A growing body of research shows promising signs that the keto diet might be able to improve mental health.
- The keto diet is known to be an effective tool for weight loss, however its effects on mental health remain largely unclear.
- Recent studies suggests that the keto diet might be an effective tool for treating depression, and clearing up so-called "brain fog," though scientists caution more research is necessary before it can be recommended as a treatment.
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She met mere mortals with and without the Vatican's approval.
- For centuries, the Virgin Mary has appeared to the faithful, requesting devotion and promising comfort.
- These maps show the geography of Marian apparitions – the handful approved by the Vatican, and many others.
- Historically, Europe is where most apparitions have been reported, but the U.S. is pretty fertile ground too.
Thinking your life is worthwhile is correlated with a variety of positive outcomes.
- A new study finds that adults who feel their lives are meaningful have better health and life outcomes.
- Adults who felt their lives were worthwhile tended to be more social and had healthier habits.
- The findings could be used to help improve the health of older adults.
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