What’s Lost When We Photograph Life Instead of Experiencing It?

With our attention diverted, we’re no longer in the moment. ‘Concert’ via www.shutterstock.com By Rebecca Macmillan PhD Candidate in English University of Texas at Austin At a conference on June 14, Facebook’s head of operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Nicola Mendelsohn, predicted that the social networking site would be “all video” within[…]

Judge Rules Mississippi Clerks Can’t Use Religious Beliefs To Deny Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Reuters / 06.28.2016 A federal judge on Monday ruled that clerks in Mississippi may not recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples based on religious beliefs, despite a bill passed by the state legislature intended to carve out that exception for them. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves said that the recusals on religious[…]