From the inaugural issue on Suicidology Online, David Lester (Richard Stockton): Suicide in Mass Murderers and Serial Killers; and Darrel P. Doessel and Ruth F.G. Williams (Griffith): The Economic Argument for a Policy of Suicide Prevention (and a response). Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens fight the good fight on whether religion is a force for good or evil (and more). Here is Foreign Policy's second annual list of the 100 Top Global Thinkers. When economists advise the government, who else are they working for? Gerald Epstein and Jessica Carrick-Hagenbarth decided to find out. Social sciences and human decency: How does one work with human subjects in a way that honors their traditions and wishes while also fulfilling the duties of scientific inquiry? From Esquire, a special report on The Brightest: 15 geniuses who give us hope. NCBI ROFL: A proposal to classify happiness as a psychiatric disorder. Walk across the office, or send an email? Susan McGregor considers how much time we save — or not — when we opt for the technological solution. From Wishtank Edu, Tim Boucher interviews Douglas Rushkoff. David Goodhart, Prospect's founding editor, looks back over the 15 years since the magazine was launched. Esther Dyson on the dangerous myth of the hero entrepreneur. The hunter-gatherer architecture at Gobekli Tepe is believed to be the oldest religious complex known. A review of Light of the World: The Pope, The Church, and the Signs of the Times by Pope Benedict XVI and Peter Seewald. In the spirit of the financial "settlements" that well-heeled executives are given to pay their way out of prosecution, Charles Marowitz proposes a new branch of the Justice Department to apply this opportunity to all criminals and help reduce the national debt at the same time.

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