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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


Seniors lead Kickapoo boys to state championship game

Kickapoo last won a boys basketball state championship in 2006.

With iconic coach Roy Green in the stands, Kickapoo played its way into the state championship game a decade later with an 85-81 win over Lee’s Summit in the Class 5 playoff semifinals. 500 more words



I love to feel on the very edge of literary news; love knowing about good books fresh off the presses and tracking my favourite authors’ most recent publications. 1,070 more words

Online Book Club

E. O. Wilson on preserving biodiversity

This week he publishes his 32nd book, Half Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life, in which he argues that we must set aside half the earth a preserve for non-human life. 297 more words

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