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Putin's regime faces increasing resistance
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Democracy is the enemy
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Learning to love the irrational mind
Just how much should we allow "human nature" to guide our politics — and our everyday decision making? Columnist David Brooks and a trio of Harvard analysts debated new findings on the unconscious mind during a panel discussion.