February 15th, 2016

The Short: "How People Learn to Become Resilient"

by Maria Konnikova (The New Yorker)

If you are lucky enough to never experience any sort of adversity, we won’t know how resilient you are. It’s only when you’re faced with obstacles, stress, and other environmental threats that resilience, or the lack of it, emerges: Do you succumb or do you surmount?

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The Long: "The Remarkable Life of Antonin Scalia"

by Matt Ford (The Atlantic)

“He was an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues. His passing is a great loss to the Court and the country he so loyally served,” Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement on behalf of the Court.

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