Allen So―a friend of mine―commented on someone’s Facebook discussion that Richard Dawkins is is the most influential living biologist. I’ll be honest, that didn’t seem right. Richard Dawkins is vocal and very famous, but he also sort of exists in an echo chamber: creationists didn’t pick up The Selfish Gene and sincerely read it; readers… Continue reading The Most Influential Biologist (?) and How To Change The Way You Blog Forever
I like beauty; if I have to fill my life with things, I should appreciate the aesthetics of those things. And I don’t like having to defend myself for this. I have been accused of being a misogynist and a chauvinist for this. But that is a misunderstanding (or oversensitivity) about what beauty is. Beauty… Continue reading I like being around beauty
To a new reader it may seem to be a strange question given that there are no other posts here. But there are no posts here because some granted themselves access to my blogs and deleted every single post and page. To longer-term subscribers it may seem like an odd question because I've answered it… Continue reading Why Do I Blog?