The process of decision-making

Gene editing in China and Taiwan’s ban on same-sex marriage raise questions about how resolutions are reached

When Sartre spoke about his existentialist philosophy of life, he considered a human being free and therefore responsible for their own actions. We as humans mold ourselves by making decisions at every step.
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‘You don’t love China, you love money’

The role of media in Dolce and Gabbana's Chinese ad controversy

Dolce and Gabbana’s series of Chinese advertisement videos sought to promote its Shanghai runway launch, “The Great Show,” but these ads evoked offense and outrage with its Chinese audience.
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Play it proud: A personal essay

“All Asians play piano.” It’s a pretty common phrase now, and it rings true for so many — including me. I don’t know exactly why or how our parents magically came up with the same idea at the same time to have their kids take music lessons, and specifically piano lessons, from an early age.
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Potential: A personal essay

I was always alone in my endeavor to explore numbers and their intricate patterns. “Ew. Why choose something with so much math?” or “Don’t you want to do something less boring?” asked my friends or family each time I dared to divulge my intention to major in economics. I began
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On the growth of trees: A personal essay

I remember days that were particularly painful to begin, when I would shove my book bag under the bed and crawl into my closet as soon as that 5:30 a.m. alarm rang, just in case my parents peeked in through the door to see if I had left for school.
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