Day: February 21, 2012

Babies Know What’s Fair

ScienceDaily (Feb. 18, 2012) — “That’s not fair!” It’s a common playground complaint. But how early do children acquire this sense of fairness? Before they’re 2, says a new study. “We found that 19- and 21-month-old infants have a general expectation of fairness, and they can apply it appropriately to different […]

Of ban and boycotts

THERE are many in Pakistan who argue that the problem with the country is not its uneducated millions, but its educated: those who ought to know better (and too often, to the detriment of the rest of the country, operate under the belief that they do). Let us take the […]

Europe seals new Greek bailout, doubts remain

(Reuters) – Euro zone finance ministers agreed a 130-billion-euro ($172 billion) rescue for Greeceon Tuesday to avert an imminent chaotic default after forcing Athens to commit to unpopular cuts and private bondholders to take bigger losses. The complex deal wrought in overnight negotiations buys time to stabilize the 17-nation currency […]