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To the extent that philosophical positions both confuse us and close doors to further inquiry, they are likely to be wrong. – E. O. Wilson http://ift.tt/1Tlbyul

E. O. Wilson

Acts 17: Uproar - Part II

Acts 17: Uproar – Part II

Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 8, 2016

Unhealthy competition brings about a kind of chaos in the sound; it becomes impossible to find inner peace and community serenity. 482 more words


Acts 17: Uproar – Part I

Acts 17: Uproar – Part I

Saturday, May 7, 2016

The Apostle Paul causes uproar wherever he goes in the name of Christ.  He ruffles feathers.  334 more words

The Deeper Meaning of the Anthropocene

Last year when I wrote a review of E.O. Wilson’s book The Meaning of Human Existence I felt sure it would be the then 85  year old’s last major work. 1,262 more words


For My Zilsel Friends, The Boar in the Vineyard: The Anthropology of Napoleon Chagnon

The “boar” of the title refers to Martin Luther and his heresy, referring to the famous bull of Pope Leo X.  In the early modern world, the boar stood for the problem of heresy in the faithful church. 2,992 more words

History Of The Human Sciences

Of ants and plants and life on earth

It’s been a long stretch between blogs.

The San Miguel PEN series in January and February soaked up hours of time and energy, and then the San Miguel flu season slowed me down. 497 more words

How to Prevent Extinction

In last Sunday’s edition of the New York Times, the eminent ecologist E. O. Wilson–who we’ve posted about several times in the past… 551 more words