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ACADEMIA - The magazine of the Polish Academy of Sciences | 2020 | Nr 3 (67) Indifference |

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The average consumer uses plastic packaging practically for just about everything: shopping, storing food, collecting waste. Very few people think about what happens to waste packaging and how it affects the environment.
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Barbara Urban-Malinga
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Wojciech Eichelberger talks to Academia magazine about the sources of people’s indifference and the motivations behind it.
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Wojciech Eichelberger
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Prof. Joanna Mizielińska from the PAS Institute of Psychology explains why we should not remain indifferent to human suffering and why it is important to show solidarity to victims of aggression and violence.
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Joanna Mizielińska
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In former coal-mining areas, unseen underground fires can pose a significant danger to people’s health. Careful observation of changes in plant cover can offer an important early warning of such threats.
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Anna Abramowicz
Oimahmad Rahmonov
Ryszard Chybiorz
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On professional ethics, the important role of mentors in medical education, and the standards of behavior expected of doctors.
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Jacek Bojakowski
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Earth is filled with a myriad of minerals and rocks that charm us with their beauty and diversity. They usually take the form of solids or mineral components dissolved in water.
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Agnieszka Gałuszka
Zdzisław M. Migaszewski
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How is it possible that God allowed the camps in Auschwitz-Birkenau and Kolyma to exist and operate as they did? How can He calmly watch as the Mediterranean Sea becomes a watery grave for thousands of His children? Where does evil come from? Is God indifferent to it?
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Wiesław Oszajca
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Learning to experience art involves training one’s sensitivity, empathy, tolerance and interpretation.
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Magdalena Sołtys
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Water is an astonishing substance whose unique properties are crucial for the conditions on our planet, making it possible for life as we know it to exist. We might ask, is water an “indifferent” substance? There are a number of ways such a question might be answered.
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Błażej Gierczyk
Maciej Zalas
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Go on through the lofty spaces of high heaven and bear witness, where thou ridest, that there are no gods.
Seneca the Younger
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Tomasz Mazur
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On indifference in the world of animals and on whether, with great effort, humans can manage to detach themselves from their biological nature.
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Dorota Sumińska
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Experts from Poland are involved in designing and building the world’s strongest pulsed neutron source for investigating the properties of condensed matter.
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Dariusz Bocian
Wojciech Zając

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