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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Voyage of the Beagle - Darwin

As discussed earlier, this work by Charles Darwin was a journal of his keen observations of various localities around the world.  His notes during this voyage show his changing view on mutability of species.  61 more words

Thought For The Day

smart science: meat edition

Whether or not you eat meat, you have to acknowledge that meat plays a big role in society, meals, and lives – including this killer sausage sandwich I got in Treviso, Italy. 577 more words

An Ark-Load of Laughs from ICR

This is one of the best from the creation scientists at the Institute for Creation Research (ICR) — the fountainhead of young-earth creationist wisdom. It’s titled… 632 more words


Rick Hanson : Buddha's Brain

In a great podcast by Philosophize This the host Stephen West describes Buddhism as less a religion than the greatest self-help book ever written. Siddhartha Gautama left a pampered rich life for poverty as he realized that, even when you have everything most people aspire to, you are still unhappy.   974 more words

Book Review

Science Trolling

If your Twitter feed is anything like mine, you see it all day long: “educational” corporate accounts fighting negative public opinion regarding GMOs, biologists spreading the word about heritability and fighting their psychology professors about where behaviour comes from . 1,115 more words

A case for the acceptance of all

This post has been prompted by my reading “The Gene” by Siddhartha Mukherjee (just started the book). This post is not a book review (the book is excellent though :)). 466 more words

The Trail

Who's in Your Mirror?

To be “Who” you truly are takes perseverance and dedication. One can look in the mirror and convince themselves of many things, but “what” and “Who” is truly “You” will always reside at the surface. 190 more words

Holistic Health