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War of the Seasons, Part 1: The Human

I was working as a volunteer at ConCarolinas in 2015, assisting Michael Hogan at his table. (I know, right?!) One of the many people who came up to Mr. 455 more words

Book Reviews

Zombie flies beat biker butt

I’m failing as a parent.

I know, I know…every parent thinks that, but this time it’s for real!

So how, exactly, am I failing. Drugs? Porn? 342 more words

The Human

A day at a time, a derailleur at a time

For 15 years I’ve swore & cried & sweated to overcome the ever-present urge to numb myself. As one of my Bitches told me, “Reed, you feel BIG.” 585 more words

The Human

"The cognitive niche: Coevolution of intelligence, sociality, and language"

CITATION:

Steven Pinker. 2010. PNAS, vol. 107, suppl. 2, pp. 8993–8999.

ON-LINE AVAILABILITY:

doi: 10.1073/pnas.0914630107.

ABSTRACT:

Although Darwin insisted that human intelligence could be fully explained by the theory of evolution, the codiscoverer of natural selection, Alfred Russel Wallace, claimed that abstract intelligence was of no use to ancestral humans and could only be explained by 1,848 more words

Niche Construction

The angel on a snowy road

I keep running last night’s car accident over and over in my mind. My 12-year-old son and I walked away from it, but I can’t get the “would’ve, could’ve” scenario out of my head. 787 more words

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The It in losing my shit

I never know when it’s going to happen, but when it does? Look out.

What’s the It? The It is “losing my shit.”

It’s probably been building for a few weeks given the b.s. 568 more words

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Shall I bring the tigers?

What a week…sandwiched between a childhood friend’s mom dying Monday and a coffee club member suddenly dying Thursday, a badass buddy learned he has cancer….everywhere. What the fuck? 258 more words

The Human