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The Mismeasure of Man

My notes on: Gould, Stephen Jay. The Mismeasure of Man. Revised edition. New York: W.W. Norton, 1996. [An installment of the “Read Me” Project] The Mismeasure of Man ended up on the “read me” shelf because our daughter had to … Continue reading

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A Really Impressive Creation Story

We spent the past week or so being tourists in and around the Wisconsin Dells. The name “Dells” comes from a French word, dalles, that means “narrows.” It refers to the place where the Wisconsin River more or less squeezes … Continue reading

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Feeling like a student :)

I have started taking an online course on the psychology of climate science denial, which I found out about at skepticalscience.com thanks to a report in Reason and Existenz. It’s a MOOC – a mass open online course – which … Continue reading

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