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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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Book Review: Dark Winter

Dark Winter:  How The Sun Is Causing A 30-Year Cold Spell, by John L. Casey This book was loaned to me by a coworker of mine and it is certainly the sort of book that I can be trusted to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Seven Daughters Of Eve

The Seven Daughters Of Eve:  The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry, by Bryan Sykes It would not be exactly right to consider this book a science book.  To be sure, the author discusses science, particularly as it relates to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Darwin’s Ghosts

Darwin’s Ghosts:  The Secret History Of Evolution, by Rebecca Stott This book isn’t a very good one on several levels, but it does at least have one important thing going for it that makes it a worthwhile read if a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Workshop And The World

The Workshop And The World:  What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science And Authority, by Robert P. Crease This author is a great hypocrite, and unfortunately not a very self-aware one.  It is hard to know exactly what this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Logic Of Scientific Discovery

The Logic Of Scientific Discovery, by Karl Popper This book is certainly a serious one and one that is well worth reading, but it is a different sort of book than one might expect.  After all, Popper is a man … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Life Is Problem Solving

All Life Is Problem Solving, by Karl Popper In reading a book like this one has to temper one’s expectations.  Typically when a great philosopher or writer dies, there are a lot of essays and generally unread speech transcripts and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tales From Both Sides Of The Brain

Tales From Both Sides Of The Brain:  A Life In Neuroscience, by Michael S. Gazzaniga Although I have sometimes been critical about the author’s approach in terms of neuroscience and his lack of awareness about the disconnect that exists between … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Consciousness Instinct

The Consciousness Instinct, by Michael S. Gazzaniga This book was at least somewhat disappointing because it did not provide nearly as much science as I expected when it comes to the matter of consciousness.  On the other hand, the book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Immunity Unlocked

Immunity Unlocked:  Releasing The Healing Potential Of Sterol 117:  The Plant Sterol Solution, by Jack Davidson and Alan Fergusson It is hard to be fair to a book like this.  If one has ever been a music journalist, for example, … Continue reading

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