Category Archives: Uncategorized

Not A Chimp

Taylor, Jeremy. Not a Chimp. New York: Oxford University Press; 2009. ISBN  978-0-19-922778-5. Taylor, a science film producer and director with the BBC Science Department, has written this informative and easily read book explaining the genetic differences between humans and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Consonant Reform

English spelling can be simplified not just by spelling words phonetically but by changing the use of some consonants. This can erase the history and origin of words in ordinary writing but English is documented from Late Antiquity on. C … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Change Of Style

It’s likely that political violence will change in the near future. Outsider actions, instead of being isolated incidents or a set of obvious political attacks will likely be difficult to distinguish from ordinary crimes. They may take advantage of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

21C Exemplar

Supposed mind reading machines, computers that predict intent from body language, omnipresent cameras linked to facial recognition data banks, and other devices — real or fake — are intended to discourage creativity and political action. These constant intrusions combined with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Give Them A Choice

There’s a simple legal change that will strengthen marriage and the family and thus society. While men would automatically become legal adults at eighteen women would be able to choose to then or at a later date. Females without criminal … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Children of Kimball

Persons brought up in religious traditions are generally better judges of character than those from a liberal background. Moral teachings more usually include slogans, repetition, songs and stories compared to liberal which leans strongly toward slogans and repetition and the appearance of free form … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The Four of Us Are…

Ideas about human improvement include higher intelligence, stronger special talents, even questionables like telepathy. Another might be the ability to intentionally change the personality by mental action. Created personalities, unlike multiples, would be neither involuntary nor pathological. They would be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Alienated Bootstrap

People used to call criminals alienated. Some criminals’ apparent alienation, though, is a lifestyle strategy. Others are so superficially normal their uncovered deeds are especially shocking. In reality criminals are socially oriented and aggressively focused on control. With different experiences … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments