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Mississippi Votes Against Personhood Amendment
2011-11-09 13:34:04

Voters in Mississippi decided against making abortion illegal in the state on Tuesday, making a statement that a fertilized egg is not a person.

Debate Over 'Personhood Amendment' Heating Up
2011-11-05 05:10:04

Mississippi is set to vote on an amendment that would reportedly affirm that all fertilized eggs are people and make the destruction of an embryo murder.

2010-02-25 14:52:50

We have a strong tendency to give nonhuman entities human characteristics (known as anthropomorphism), but why?

2009-09-29 13:49:00

Actors Matthew McConaughey and Salma Hayek, singers Joss Stone and Elisapie Isaac, musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer Nicolai Tsiskaridze and poet Touria Ikbal join former U.S.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]