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Can macho behavior be explained by the handicap principle? The logic would be the following : "I am a healthy young male, therefore I can afford to display aggressive, silly behavior, just in order to demonstrate how inconsequential it is to me. Just to show that I have the genetic firepower to back it up." Note: this question is not an endorsement of macho behavior.
A few nights ago I was at the agents party for the British Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. It’s where mostly unpublished writers get to listen to, then mingle with, literary agents—the first-level gatekeepers to the arcane world of publishing. 1,680 more words
Today 3 Geeks and a Law Blog offers an interesting post by Casey Flaherty: “No Offense, But Aren’t You Embarrassed to Open Your Mouth?” Flaherty is known for creating the Service Delivery Review (formerly known as the Legal Tech Audit) and generally promoting efficient lawyering through technology in a variety of ways including via his company, Procertas. 1,051 more words