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Julie Heng

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Journaling Through the Semester

Beyond remembering and analyzing personal uncertainties, I think journaling should inform our interactions with each other. To me, journal entries are micro-experiments, private exercises in empathy, a sort of sparring with oneself.

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What Science and Society Owe Each Other

Scientists owe the public the truth — and honesty, when they lack it. But we also owe scientists respect for that honest truth.

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What the Presidential Candidates Can Learn from Student Debaters

Debates must prioritize the integrity of truth. If we limit politicians’ opportunities to fall back on ad hominem attacks and well-timed emotional stories, the voters watching won’t be as embarrassed for their country.

The In-Between
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The Paradoxical Friendship Between Justices Ginsburg and Scalia

As we witness increased politicization from the presidential debate stage to the Supreme Court bench, I look to the two justices as a source of hope.

The Third Enlightenment Salon
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The Third Enlightenment Salon

We need a techno-cultural revolution. We must bring forward new thinkers to build a bridge between the sciences and the humanities.

The Third Enlightenment Salon
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The Third Enlightenment Salon

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