To those who would say that we should not subject young people to the horrors of this story, I say “What about the children of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?”
I hope you'll see that you too are free to think your way forward to a rewarding path that is uniquely your own.
Beware of these people who keep saying that the problem is the polarization of beliefs.
From time to time I defend hunting on this site, as I did in my post this week about wild pigs. But that doesn't mean I defend all hunting. This week I learned we have reached the 7th anniversary of the death of Cecil, the famous male lion in Zimbabwe shot by a paying trophy … Continue reading Rescuing Nature | the Return of Cecil | when hunting goes bad
Do you ever wonder why ancient humans spread over most of the planet? It was a very unusual thing to do. The only other large land mammal that has come close is the wolf, and they never managed to get to South America or Africa. Yet by at least 13,000 years ago, humans were on … Continue reading Autism | Were early humans autistic?
.....in the same way that Eric Blair grew to like being George Orwell, I’ve begun to like being Alan Conrad.
The trouble started with a discussion of the word 'numinous'.
Stop talking so much; listen, use your eyes, watch the wind..........
Let's look at the enigmatic “Big Five Personality Traits" again. They aren't new. The idea began in United States Air Force in the 1950s, then psychologist J.M. Digman proposed the "five factor model" of personality in 1990. Human resource departments in large corporations have been using it for a long time to assess potential employees. … Continue reading Rescuing psychology | The Big Five Personality Traits | Shouldn’t it be the Big Ten?