Tag Archives: Edward O. Wilson

FROM SOCIOPATH TO SAINT by Perry Mann

FROM SOCIOPATH TO SAINT John Locke (1632-1704), English philosopher, maintained that the infant’s mind was void of innate ideas and thus was a blank slate on which the stimuli received by the five senses writ thereon the character of the … Continue reading

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EVOLUTIONARY PRESSURES by Perry Mann

EVOLUTIONARY PRESSURES Thirty million years ago, humans shared a common ancestor with baboons and chimpanzees. Today baboons and chimpanzees have changed very little relative to the change in humans. But the discovery of DNA and the reading of the genome … Continue reading

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HALF OF WHAT YOU BECOME HAPPENS AT CONCEPTION by Perry Mann

HALF OF WHAT YOU BECOME HAPPENS AT CONCEPTION “Let us then suppose the Mind to be, as we say, tabula rasa, void of all Characters, without any ideas; How comes it to be furnished? … To this I answer, in … Continue reading

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THE GROWTH OF GOOD AND THE EVOLUTION OF GOD by Perry Mann

THE GROWTH OF GOOD AND THE EVOLUTION OF GOD One of the great joys in life — one without a costly concomitant consequence — is a sudden intellectual insight that broadens fundamentally one’s comprehension of the nature of man and … Continue reading

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URBAN DELUSIONS by Perry Mann

URBAN DELUSIONS “Only in the last moment of human history has the delusion arisen that people can flourish apart from the rest of the living world.” Edward O. Wilson, professor at Harvard and author of Consilience, a “book of immense … Continue reading

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ANDROCENTRISM AUGURS APOCALYPSE “…the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse on steroids.” by Perry Mann

ANDROCENTRISM AUGURS APOCALYPSE “Mother Earth is a nurturing home of all life and should be revered and loved as in premodern (Paleolithic and archaic) societies. Ecosystematic malaise and abuse is rooted in androcentric concepts, values, and institutions. The many problems … Continue reading

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