Racism, a thought.

Although it is widely thought among Americans that racism is a bad thing it seems to be generally tolerated. It’s kind of like a group of the loudest, most obnoxious people you can think of in a crowded room. Some will distance themselves, “If you don’t pay them the attention they’ll quiet down and goContinue reading “Racism, a thought.”

Not On Pomp and Circumstance But of the Rights of the People: The True Meaning of the 4th of July

“When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to theContinue reading “Not On Pomp and Circumstance But of the Rights of the People: The True Meaning of the 4th of July”

Natural Selection versus Genetic Drift in Single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs

Research published from The University of Queensland indicates that natural selection plays a greater role than genetic drift in SNPs dealing with height, waist-to-hip ratio, BMI, and schizophrenia among European, African, and Asian populations (Does evolution make us or are we just drifting that way?). Led by Professor Jian Yang from UQ’s Institute for MolecularContinue reading “Natural Selection versus Genetic Drift in Single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs”

Wow, and I thought I was a Progressive Thinker.

This morning I got a Twitter notification from All Revolutions (@RevolutionsCen) about an article from The Atlantic by Ed Young (@edyong209 ) where, as he tells it in I Spent Two Years Trying to Fix the Gender Imbalance in My Stories , “I knew that I care about equality, so I deluded myself into thinking that I wasn’tContinue reading “Wow, and I thought I was a Progressive Thinker.”