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Matters of life and death

Interest in “trolleyology”—a way of studying moral quandaries—has taken off in recent years. Some philosophers say it sheds useful light on human behaviour, others see it as a pointless pursuit of the unknowable
David Edmonds  

If I ruled the world

Cigarettes are designed to kill you painfully. How silly—they should be designed to kill you painlessly, preferably just as you retire
Julian Gough  

Working girls

For the first time in history, women in developed societies can take up any occupation or career they please. This has brought enormous benefits. But it has also had some less positive consequences—the death of sisterhood, a decline in female…
Alison Wolf