My favorite fictional character of all time is Eleanor “Ellie” Arroway, portrayed by Jodie Foster in the 1997 film Contact. In the film we follow Ellie, a physicist, orphaned at the age of 9, as she embarks on a life-long journey to search for extra terrestrial life. 832 more words
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Book Review: "Evolution and Holiness: Sociobiology, Altruism, and the Quest for Wesleyan Perfection" by Matthew Nelson Hill
This article is a really nice short introduction to the work of one of the main critics of evolutionary psychology, Stephen Jay Gould. He was a biologist, disagreed with the “evolutionary agenda”, which seeks to explain most or all human behaviour in evolutionary terms. 128 more words
It’s hard to see the big picture when your perspective is limited to 160 characters.
Or when we keep getting distracted from said big picture by that other picture that always seems to be lurking over there on the right side of our screen – the one of Kate Upton tilting forward wearing a wet bikini. 588 more words