Dr. Birx in the role the rapid raccoon, watching herself lose her grip on scientific reality as the authoritarian leader douses the public health information system with bleach and sets it on fire with an ultraviolet ray gun "inside the body."
The publication of Wade's Troublesome Inheritance serves as a potent warning of the continued resonance of racially deterministic narratives of social inequality.
What if we just gave children presents because we love them?
What if something about the way people are born makes them more or less likely to be an extraordinary altruist versus a psychopath?
Some of what got cut from the actual review.
My review of Nicholas Wade's book, A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History, for Boston Review.
For the "World Day of Peace," which is today, instead of congratulating the newly weds -- who are upholding the transformed but still living (for better or worse, in sickness and in health) institution of marriage -- Pope Benedict (Ratzinger) issued a statement that included this about homogamous marriage: There is also a need to acknowledge and promote the…
A little harmless fun, or a little creationist indoctrination?
More far-fetched explanations for boy-blue/girl-pink.
After all these thousands of years, we finally figured out how to dress girls in pink.