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Would the world be more peaceful if there were more women leaders? | Aeon Ideas
Many activists believed that if women had political power, they would not pursue war. But how true is this? Do incidences of violent conflict alter when women become leaders, or when their share of parliamentary representation rises? In what sense do women mother wars?
aeon  war  peace  military  women  worldleaders 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
The Incredible Buddha Boy by George Saunders
A legend is growing in Nepal, where people say a meditating boy hasn't eaten or drunk in seven months. He barely moves, just sits under a tree, still as a stone. It's impossible, some say. Is it a miracle? A hoax? Let's find out.
meditation  buddha  buddhists  peace  writing  life  buddhism  hoax  nepal  georgesaunders 
july 2014 by brendanmcfadden

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