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Foundation and Chaos - Greg Bear (1998)

‘In ‘Foundation and Chaos’, one of science fiction’s greatest storytellers takes one of its greatest stories into new and fascinating territory. Isaac Asimov’s classic Foundation series is back. 770 more words

Space Opera

Collecting bodies: the early history of physical anthropology (great resources)

Researching for my project on the early history of the Romanian (physical) anthropology, I’ve come across several captivating projects and researchers. Beyond a historiographical interest, such resources are truly entertaining and they reveal the mind and material universe of our early colleagues. 374 more words

Writing Science

IQ and Eugenics

I’ve long been skeptical that a simple and outright selection for IQ, full stop, is necessarily eugenic, at least in the sense of contributing to a society’s overall stability. 720 more words


The Soft Eugenics of Finance Capital: Tyler Cowen’s “Average Is Over”

A Review of Tyler Cowen, Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation
By Star Larvae

Move over 1984 and Brave New World.  2,135 more words

Social Darwinism