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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The church-state dilemma
    It is a debate that has been with us ever since the First Amendment was penned. What role should faith play in the nation's civic life? And what did the framers of the Constitution intend when they wrote that congress "shall make no respecting establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof"?9:06 a.m.
    Randall Balmer: Professor of American Religious History at Barnard College, Columbia University. His most recent book is "God in the White House."
    Charles Haynes: Senior scholar with the First Amendment Center.
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  • Too tired to decide
    Researchers claim that the brain has a limited capacity for making decisions, and economists are particularly interested in what this means for consumers' financial choices.10:06 a.m.
    Kathleen Vohs: Professor of marketing at the University of Minnesota. She is also co-author of "Do Emotions Help or Hurt Decision Making? A Hedgefoxian Perspective."
    Dan Ariely: Professor of behavioral economics at Duke University and author of "Predictably Irrational."

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