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    Separating Facts About Clergy Abuse from Fiction

    By Thomas Plante
    The recent release of the Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church during the past 70 years has unleashed another round of headline news and sadly, much misinformation about this critically important problem...
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    Playing Trade War Chicken

    By Hersh Shefrin
    Economists are predicting that the next recession will occur in or around 2020, as the Fed increases interest rates to tamp down an overheated economy...
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    SCU Alumni Make the World A Better Place

    By The Illuminate Team
    We asked our SCU thought leaders, "How do Santa Clara alumni make the world a better place?”
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    When Lightning Strikes

    By Phil Kesten
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration estimates that there are more than 80 thousand lightning strikes over the continental United States...
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    The Priceless Power of Higher Education

    By Thomas Plante
    I have been a college professor at Santa Clara University for a quarter of a century and have greatly enjoyed the ritual of sitting on the commencement...
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    Elon Musk’s Tantrum and Tesla’s Financial Challenges

    By Hersh Shefrin
    It is nothing short of extraordinary that within the space of a decade, Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, was able to accelerate Tesla’s stock market...
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    Why Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet?

    By Phil Kesten
    In 1894, French physiologist Étienne-Jules Marey used a new photographic technique to take a series of photos that documented one of the animal kingdom’s...
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    2 Key Filters to Improve Relationships

    By Thomas Plante
    We are living in a polarized time, with bitter divisiveness based on politics, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, and other distinctions. Incivility also...
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    Life Lessons from an Orange

    By Jeff Mitchell
    Capitalizing on a most opportune moment, a curious young fourth grader approached a famous philosopher who was making a stop in the...
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