In "Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves," Laurel Braitman shows that human beings are not the only animals who struggle with mental health.
Both science and art explore the reality of life, and in The Where, the Why, and The How they are an energetic team that connects with the reader with every turn of the page.
Bonobos and humans share about 99% of their genetic material. So perhaps it should surprise us that they are so smart.
"It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into." ~ Jonathan Swift
On June 22, 2014 In Atheism, consciousness, Creationism, Evolution, Featured, Nonfiction Reviews, Personal Identity, Primates, Secular Humanism, Self-Awareness, Theology
In "The Bonobo and the Atheist," Frans de Waal challenges religion's top-down morality and explores the similarities of humans, chimps, and bonobos.
BICEP2's experiment shows that science isn't based on the words of an authority or what anyone wants to be true; it is based on evidence.
On June 19, 2014 In 3 for Thursday, Atheism, Bias, Catholics, Evangelicalism, Featured, Personal Identity, Racism, Religion Surveys, Secular Humanism
New studies say something about religious identity and their perils in family, job prospects in the American South, and in defining a country.
"To be confused is actually a very exciting thing, but the desire to remain confused - that's where the disaster arises. You will never get all the answers, but try and make sure you can get as many as possible in your finite existence." ~ Robin Ince, The Infinite Monkey Cage