The Case Against Evolutionary Psychology – When Science Forgets Morality

I’ve had a brief encounter with the world of evolutionary psychology, by posting my last piece in a Facebook group baring the same name. It was accepted by a moderator but not, it seems, by the group’s members. Maybe they didn’t like the way I criticized psychologists. I was accused of submitting a blog post […]

One “D” Or Two? – Bilingualism And “Le Brain”

bilingualism

Bilingualism isn’t all fun, I’m afraid. There are certain words in English that I loathe, and there are certain words in French that I hate, when I’m forced to spell them. I still haven’t found a way of remembering that the French word “adresse” and English word “address” are spelt differently whilst, apparently, meaning the same thing. […]

Pennies From Heaven – Trump Turns His Back On Humanity And Reason

Donald Trump ignores global warming

In order to fulfil my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord… – Donald Trump, June 2017   And every time it rains, it rains, pennies from heaven Don’t you know each cloud contains pennies from heaven You’ll find your fortune fallin’ all over […]

Pokemon Go…Going…Gone – Cyberspace And The Human Brain

Books will soon be obsolete in schools. Scholars will soon be instructed through the eye. It is possible to teach every branch of human knowledge with the motion picture. Our school system will be completely changed in ten years.  – Thomas Edison – 1913 You’ve got to give Thomas Edison credit for his vision. Of […]