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The New York Times on the accomplished elderly

A piece in The Times on older people who continue to make creative contributions. The list includes Tony Bennett (age 88) and E. O. Wilson (age 85). 18 more words

Adult Learners

Homolobbying and the Real Reason For Homophobia

Supporters of single-gender and queer (does that word include zoophilia?) relationships try to scare normal people with the word homophobia. What does it really mean? 1,500 more words

Paladin Justice reblogged this on saboteur365 and commented:

LGBTQ parade I know of no one who hates or fears homosexuality. Thus, the word "homophobic" is a bit of a misnomer. What we feel is distaste for the idea of anal sex. That distaste is instinctive. It's an evolutionary adaptation that has been passed on to us for thousands of years. Rejecting and denying our instinctive feelings leads to all sorts of troubles for us, most notably that we feel a self-hatred brought on by living a lie. Let the reblogged post here explain it. This piece is featured tonight on the Daily Stormer and has been reblogged on several other websites as well.

Biophilia By Any Other Name

Thanks to Conservation for their regular daily feature, summarizing important research findings related to the environment, and for reminding us in the story below of the great scientist  564 more words

Conservation

A Scientist Finds Meaning On His Own Narrow Ground

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Say what you will about New Atheism: that it requires the leaps of faith it claims to disdain, that it uses the worst of believers to categorize all, that underneath their liberating rhetoric its adherents often harbor bigotry rivaling that of religious conservatives. 1,583 more words

Eating Ants (Or How All That's Good Tastes Like Bacon)

I used to burn them with a magnifying glass when I was a kid. Yes, not the most humane, civilized moment in my youth, and since then it’s been a tense relationship.   1,512 more words

The Biophilia Hypothesis: A collection of invited papers supporting and refuting the hypothesis.

http://www.wilderdom.com/evolution/BiophiliaHypothesis.html

The major premise of biophilia is the existence of genetically based physiological (probably neural) structures that respond selectively to various plants, animals, and habitats. Like  401 more words

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