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Sowing the Seeds in Teenagers

My father once told me that when you become a parent you take all the good things your parents have taught you in the way of nurturing and life itself and you build on it for your own kids. 754 more words


You are your own secret weapon.

You are your own secret weapon.

Those who know you understand what you are doing when you describe physical ills. They understand that you are very careful in your description of details.  123 more words


A Critique of Scientism

Biologist Austin Hughes hits the nail on the head when the writes of The Folly of Scientism in the New Atlantic.

Central to scientism is the grabbing of nearly the entire territory of what were once considered questions that properly belong to philosophy.

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Dumb Ideas

Need for a Land Ethic: The Aldo Leopold Legacy

“The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land.”- Aldo Leopold

Published in 1949 as the finale to his book “A Sand County Almanac”, Leopold’s ‘Land Ethic’ defined a new relationship between people and nature and set the stage for the modern conservation movement. 572 more words

Human Health

On Scientism as the New Cool

Recently a friend shared this wikipedia article with me on Facebook. It’s the brief bio of Mike Alder, a scientist and mathematician who does research, among other things, on artificial intelligence. 328 more words