The New Yorker

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How to Be Good: A moral philosopher breaks down the self

You are in a terrible accident. Your body is fatally injured, as are the brains of your two identical-triplet brothers. Your brain is divided into two halves, and into each brother’s body one half is successfully transplanted. After the surgery, each of the two resulting people believes himself to be you, seems to remember living […]

By Sam Mowe

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The New Yorker Profiles The Dalai Lama

The current issue of The New Yorker features a lengthy profile of the Dalai Lama entitled “The Next Incarnation,” written by Evan Osnos. After listening to a podcast with Osnos in which he talks about the piece and what it was like to meet the Dalai Lama, I had to go out and find a […]

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