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Book Review: Forest Fires (Natural Disasters)

Forest Fires (Natural Disasters), by Laura Purdie Salas Forest fires are a fact of life in some areas. Over the course of my life I have been around areas where forest fires were common, to the extent where certain sights … Continue reading

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Book Review: The First Word

The First Word: The Search For The Origins Of Language, by Christine Kenneally In many ways this book is a bit of a tease. The author demonstrates her lack of understanding about science by assuming that well-designed computer models offer … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Psychology

A Student’s Guide To Psychology, by Daniel N. Robinson This book, as is not uncommon in this series [1], this book took a familiar subject and decided to approach it from an angle that I did not really foresee, and … Continue reading

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Article Review: Coronavirus Genomics And Bioinformatics Analysis

Coronavirus Genomics And Bioinformatics Analysis, by Patrick C.Y. Woo, Yi Huang, Susanna K.P. Lau, and Kwok-Yung Yuen Given the ubiquity of Coronavirus in our contemporary discourse, it is worthwhile to ponder some insights about this family of diseases from various … Continue reading

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Article Review: Dynamics Of Beneficial Epidemics

Dynamics Of Beneficial Epidemics, by Andrew Berdahl, Christa Breslford, Caterina De Bacco, et al. You might think that in the case of a beneficial epidemic that everyone would want it to be spread to the widest population possible.  Yet according … Continue reading

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You Should Have Seen It Coming

This morning I received an e-mail from the WaPo, an organization that has done more than most to increase the toxic partisanship in the contemporary United States, express complaints on the part of researchers into Coronavirus models that they did … Continue reading

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Book Review: Saving The Appearances

Saving The Appearances:  A Study In Idolatry, by Owen Barfield Having never read anything by the author before, although I have long known about him as a member of the Inklings, I can see how it was that both Tolkien … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: How The Dog Became The Dog

How The Dog Became The Dog:  From Wolves To Our Best Friends, by Mark Derr, read by David Colacci In some ways this book is a bit of a cop-out.  While the author does discuss the insights of genetic genealogy … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Political Mind

The Political Mind:  A Cognitive Scientist’s Guide To Your Brain And Its Politics, by George Lakoff This book is worth reading, if at all, mainly for the way in which it demonstrates the rank hypocrisy of the left and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Thanatos Syndrome

The Thanatos Syndrome, by Walker Percy It appears as if this novel is part of the same series as Love In The Ruins, especially as both have as their lead character one Thomas More, and it would seem a bit … Continue reading

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