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A week well spent in Darwin

Our original plans saw us heading to Kakadu from Katherine but due to school holidays, we had to book our accommodation in Darwin in advance, which meant the extra few days we’d taken here and there meant we had to rejig some timelines, which was no biggie, we just spent an extra day in Katherine and headed straight to Darwin for a week at Freespirit.  1,328 more words

Travel

Darwin

The capital city of the Northern Territory, Australia, is Darwin. It is neat and small and tropical and a major port for trade and travel. 345 more words

Nightcliff's dirty little war secret 

Nightcliff is a classy waterfront suburb around 10km North of the Darwin city centre. Modern apartments look out onto the azure Arafura Sea over palm lined bike trails and shady parkland. 91 more words

Pluriplicante 3

Pluriplicante 3 (… sobre “empowering”)

Esboços pluriplicantes das razões e desrazões, dos retratos e desretratos dos cotidias.                                                          

»»»»» Alguns comentadores convidados, esta última semana, por Anderson Cooper, que mantém um… 312 more words

No hating or damning

It is extremely urgent that we quit hating and damning any person or nation for any reason!

Alfred Russel Wallace, Ideology, and Evolution

Excerpt from my forthcoming book Epigenetics and Public Policy The Tangled Web of Science and Politics to be released January 2018 by Praeger

One specific and particularly intriguing example of these differences in the content of the natural science of the 1800s due to social class and ideological inclination is the contrast in the description of natural selection by Alfred Russel Wallace with natural selection as described by Darwin. 1,250 more words

History

Lamarckism and the Biology of Discontent in the 1800s

Excerpt from my forthcoming book Epigenetics and Public Policy The Tangled Web of Science and Politics to be released January 2018 by Praeger

Just how significant and real were the threats being confronted by the defenders of the status quo at this time? 1,672 more words

History