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While the geneticists are telling us the old Nature/Nurture debate has been made obsolete or been solved, depending who you talk to, I just went ahead and solved it. Part #6

Now that’s a long title, but it’s a great Tweet, isn’t it?

This is convergence, this little essay, for me this is where all the major threads in my mind come together: the ancient classic dialogue, human behaviour, child discipline, and yes – even trolling. 1,675 more words

Naturally Nurtured to…Greatness? A Guest Post by Allison

Today I bring you a guest. She is a woman who wears many hats; mom, special educator, social worker. Her skills include (but are not limited to) wiping poop out of a small tushie twice in the span of ten minutes and NOT eating all the homemade mac ‘n’ cheese. 1,405 more words

Seminar Review: Teen Witches and the Uncanny Adolescence in Ray Bradbury's The April Witch.

Back in semester 1, on November 29th 2017, I attended a seminar lead by Dr Miranda Corcoran called Teen Witches and the Uncanny Adolescence in Ray Bradbury’s ‘The April Witch’. 686 more words

Nature Vs Nurture

While the geneticists are telling us the old Nature/Nurture debate has been made obsolete or been solved, depending who you talk to, I just went ahead and solved it. Part #5

Now that’s a long title, but it’s a great Tweet, isn’t it?

This is convergence, this little essay, for me this is where all the major threads in my mind come together: the ancient classic dialogue, human behaviour, child discipline, and yes – even trolling. 2,401 more words

You Are What You Think...?

You’re unique, just like everybody else” so the famous saying goes (although I am still unsure of its specific origin, nevertheless, it makes a good point – no two people are the same. 1,452 more words

Feminism - updated

It’s never going to work.

I mean, not the way we understand it, not the way it’s framed.

I’m going to give you a bunch of theory – OK, that seems a stretch, a bunch of… 662 more words

A Possible New Direction

Since I started the MA programme, I was sure I wanted to study the human condition, specifically how much we are influenced by our genes and how much our environment can impact later actions and experiences. 495 more words

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