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Is the Nature-Nurture debate over?

This blog is about an alarming turn toward the legitimation of “race” and “ethnicity” as the prime influences on “personality.”

Are you fascinated with genealogy, particularly the ethnicity of your ancestors? 252 more words


Step right up! To the 3 Day Quote Challenge (Day 2)

This is my Day 2 contribution to the 3 Day Quote Challenge!
Thanks again to Little Sunshine for including me in this!

The rules for this challenge are: 105 more words


The Beauty of a Childlike Curiosity: E.O. Wilson

What does it mean to have a ‘childlike curiosity’? How does it differ from, perhaps, a ‘standard curiosity’, and why do we generally aver that an individual of science, relative to the average person, more so expresses attitudes and behaviors akin to a childlike curiosity? 1,595 more words


Northern Cloudywing Butterfly

Northern Cloudywing Butterfly — Image by kenne

We are drowning in information,
while starving for wisdom.
The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers,
people able to put together the right information at the right time,
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Desert Landscape In Black and White

Desert Landscape In Black and White by kenne

Nature holds the key to our aesthetic,
intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.

— E. O. Wilson


Rethinking God's Finger


Some  interesting things are going on out at the peripheries of the so-called sciences, the so-called humanities, and the so-called arts.  I say so-called because I think the distinctions, in many ways, lack a difference.   1,303 more words