Monthly Archives: September 2014

Democracy, predictability and the worrying state of international affairs

I usually consider myself an optimist, but I am scared, scared sh*tless, to be precise. Why? Because the responses of Western democracies to the threats posed by Putin and IS have been, are and predictably will be mindbogglingly stupid. The

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Posted in Ethics, Politics, Stupidity

Hierarchy and fairness in primates: the source of indignation and the elusive Baldwin effect

Evolutionary Psychology (EP) is controversial, there is no doubt, and a lot of criticism is fairly solid; it is also an intriguing and prolific source of click-baits, spurring equal amounts of excitement and criticism both in the professional and popular

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Posted in Ethics, Evolution, Evolutionary Psychology, Psychology, Science
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