Estée Lauder to Weave Pink Ribbons Through the Internet

“Estée Lauder to Weave Pink Ribbons Through the Internet.” By Stuart Elliott, The New York Times.

Editorial comment: Stuart Elliott’s article describes the perceived success of Internet fundraising as demonstrated by the recent social media blockbuster, the so-called Ice Bucket Challenge. However, it also reflects a corporation’s plucky desire to deflect well-founded critique and instead . . . → Read More: Estée Lauder to Weave Pink Ribbons Through the Internet

The cold, hard truth about the ice bucket challenge

“The cold, hard truth about the ice bucket challenge.” By William MatAskill, Quartz.

Does doing one good action, or just saying you would do it, lead a person in actuality to do fewer good actions in the future? Science says, yes. People are often more concerned about “looking good” or “feeling good” rather than actually . . . → Read More: The cold, hard truth about the ice bucket challenge