Stop and think about what makes you human

I don’t mean to get super deep here or anything. You’re theoretically alive and reading this and human and you have day-to-day responsibilities and people you interact with and friends and family. Most people don’t think about it much deeper… Continue Reading


What if evolution doesn’t end with humans?

The link text for this article on Slate — essentially about the possibility of technology replacing a lot of human jobs, which has been a concern for a decade or more at this point — is: “Technology is getting smarter. Humans aren’t.”… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving is essentially a celebration of what makes us human

First off, that’s not to say a nation that doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving also doesn’t contain humans. It’s more a discussion of the core elements of Thanksgiving — thankfulness and gratitude — being far more than sentiment.  Evolutionary biologists and philosophers use… Continue Reading