Category Archives: Biology

The Expanding Circle | Reflections & Notes

Peter Singer. The Expanding Circle: Ethics, Evolution, and Moral Progress. Princeton University Press, 1981. (208 pages) The moral unity to be expected in different ages is not a unity of standard, or of acts, but a unity of tendency. … At

The Expanding Circle | Reflections & Notes

Peter Singer. The Expanding Circle: Ethics, Evolution, and Moral Progress. Princeton University Press, 1981. (208 pages) The moral unity to be expected in different ages is not a unity of standard, or of acts, but a unity of tendency. … At

What Is Life? | Reflections & Notes

Paul Nurse. What Is Life? Understand Biology in Five Steps. David Fickling Book, 2020. (212 pages) “To survive the challenges that face the human race today–from climate change, to pandemics, loss of biodiversity and food security–it is vital that we all

What Is Life? | Reflections & Notes

Paul Nurse. What Is Life? Understand Biology in Five Steps. David Fickling Book, 2020. (212 pages) “To survive the challenges that face the human race today–from climate change, to pandemics, loss of biodiversity and food security–it is vital that we all

A Life on Our Planet | Reflections & Notes

David Attenborough. A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and A Vision for the Future. Grand Central Publishing, 2020. (266 pages) REFLECTIONS In publicly educating and communicating about the most critical issue we as a human species are facing–climate

A Life on Our Planet | Reflections & Notes

David Attenborough. A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and A Vision for the Future. Grand Central Publishing, 2020. (266 pages) REFLECTIONS In publicly educating and communicating about the most critical issue we as a human species are facing–climate

Why Fish Don’t Exist | Reflections & Notes

Lulu Miller. Why Fish Don’t Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life. Simon & Schuster, 2020. (225 pages) REFLECTIONS I don’t think I can overstate how much I love this book. It is an astonishing, captivating,

Why Fish Don’t Exist | Reflections & Notes

Lulu Miller. Why Fish Don’t Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life. Simon & Schuster, 2020. (225 pages) REFLECTIONS I don’t think I can overstate how much I love this book. It is an astonishing, captivating,

Between XX and XY | Notes

Gerald N. Callahan, Ph.D. Between XX and XY: Intersexuality and the Myth of Two Sexes. Chicago Review Press, 2009. (195 pages) NOTES Introduction Human sex is not something that switches irreversibly between two poles–male and female–like an on/off switch on a

Between XX and XY | Notes

Gerald N. Callahan, Ph.D. Between XX and XY: Intersexuality and the Myth of Two Sexes. Chicago Review Press, 2009. (195 pages) NOTES Introduction Human sex is not something that switches irreversibly between two poles–male and female–like an on/off switch on a

How God Changes Your Brain | Reflections & Notes

Andrew Newberg, and Mark Robert Waldman. How God Changes Your Brain: Breakthrough Findings from a Leading Neuroscientist. Ballantine Books, 2009. (348 pages) [Full book @ “publicism.info”] REFLECTIONS Wow! “Theology” in all the ways I’ve been taught, has been an exercise

How God Changes Your Brain | Reflections & Notes

Andrew Newberg, and Mark Robert Waldman. How God Changes Your Brain: Breakthrough Findings from a Leading Neuroscientist. Ballantine Books, 2009. (348 pages) [Full book @ “publicism.info”] REFLECTIONS Wow! “Theology” in all the ways I’ve been taught, has been an exercise

The Evolution of Adam | Notes & Review

Peter Enns. The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say About Human Origins. Brazos Press, 2012. (172 pages) Gospel Coalition review by John Collins; The Aquila Report by Rachel Miller; Direction review by John Brubacher; Disoriented. Reoriented

The Evolution of Adam | Notes & Review

Peter Enns. The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say About Human Origins. Brazos Press, 2012. (172 pages) Gospel Coalition review by John Collins; The Aquila Report by Rachel Miller; Direction review by John Brubacher; Disoriented. Reoriented

TED | Alice Dreger: Is anatomy destiny?

0:11 I want you to imagine two couples in the middle of 1979 on the exact same day, at the exact same moment, each conceiving a baby — okay? So two couples each conceiving one baby. Now I don’t want

TED | Alice Dreger: Is anatomy destiny?

0:11 I want you to imagine two couples in the middle of 1979 on the exact same day, at the exact same moment, each conceiving a baby — okay? So two couples each conceiving one baby. Now I don’t want

TED | Jeff Iliff: One more reason to get a good night’s sleep

Sleep. It’s something we spend about a third of our lives doing, but do any of us really understand what it’s all about? 0:19 Two thousand years ago, Galen, one of the most prominent medical researchers of the ancient world,

TED | Jeff Iliff: One more reason to get a good night’s sleep

Sleep. It’s something we spend about a third of our lives doing, but do any of us really understand what it’s all about? 0:19 Two thousand years ago, Galen, one of the most prominent medical researchers of the ancient world,