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Epigenetic ‘Memory’

July 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Epigenetic ‘Memory’ Key to Nature Versus NurtureScienceDaily (July 25, 2011) — Researchers at the John Innes Centre have made a discovery, reported this evening (24 July) in Nature, that explains how an organism can create a biological memory of some variable condition, such as quality of nutrition or temperature. The discovery explains the mechanism of […]

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The GOP’s Uncivil War

July 24th, 2011 · No Comments

The GOP’s Uncivil War When Congress Goes Mad By SAM SMITH http://www.counterpunch.org/smith07222011.html The GOP’s attack against an extraordinary range of once broadly accepted government principles and activities may represent the greatest rebellion against our political system since the Civil War. If this seems exaggerated, consider a bit of history. Since World War II, for example, […]

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Recent links at darwiniana.com

July 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/17/indian-genocide-and-the-failure-of-american-civilization/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/17/in-another-decade-the-old-fogey-bolshevik-old-guard-will-be-gone/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/17/the-old-testament-era-an-historiographical-orphan/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/15/why-dont-atheists-get-it/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/15/the-great-divide-and-scientism/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/15/weber-iron-cage/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/14/the-modern-transition-2/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/14/fukuyama-discussion-in-whee/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/14/fukuyamas-darwinization/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/10/the-dangers-of-religion-and-the-dangers-of-science/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/11/richard-comment-genetics-ug-krishnamurti-and-some-thoughts-on-exporting-buddhism/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/11/meditation-and-the-brain/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/07/11/buddhism-the-eonic-effect-and-secularism/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/29/the-liberal-idea-of-freedom-as-supernatural-as-anything-in-religion/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/29/dalai-lamas-bad-leadership/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/29/65995/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/30/dalai-lamas-jet-set-fake-gandhi-routine/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/04/the-secular-and-the-epochs-of-world-history/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/04/secular-buddhism-and-secular-crowleyanity/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/04/enlightennext-fumble-on-batchelor/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/04/secularism-and-the-eonic-effect-2/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/04/buddhism-and-hinduism/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/04/comments-dangers-of-secular-buddhism/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/06/04/the-confusion-over-the-term-secular/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/26/religions-reincarnating/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/26/harris-goofy-misuse-of-the-killing-the-buddha-theme/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/26/rajneesh-book-with-reincarnation-details/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/26/comments-from-a-secular-buddhist/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/25/the-revolution-of-buddhism-and-the-mystery-of-secularism/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/25/the-question-of-anti-science-flipping-the-bird-at-big-science/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/25/harris-killing-the-buddha-and-the-new-slaughter-of-buddhists/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/25/the-harm-done-by-sam-harris-et-al-time-for-some-plain-anti-science/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/25/more-comments/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/25/booknotes-review-of-confession-of-a-buddhist-atheist/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/25/rebirth-doctrines-in-buddhism/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/25/buddhism-and-the-rebirth-question/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/25/comments-on-secular-buddhism/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/24/more-on-secular-buddhism/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/23/question-about-transitions-and-regression/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/23/self-representation-and-thing-in-itself/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/22/sam-harris-wilful-obtuseness/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/22/distorting-buddhism/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/22/a-secular-buddhist/ http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/21/duking-it-out/

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Capitalism is not a natural phenomenon for society

July 20th, 2011 · No Comments

From I to We By Daniel Johnson, Associate Editor, Salem-News.com Capitalism is framed on the assumption that man is an animal and nothing else. But, because man is potentially so much more, it’s irrefutable that capitalism is not a natural phenomenon for society. What is a human being worth? What are you worth? Fancifully, scientists […]

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Neandertal/Man: “This confirms recent findings suggesting that the two populations interbred”

July 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Non-Africans Are Part Neanderthal, Genetic Research Shows ScienceDaily (July 17, 2011) — Some of the human X chromosome originates from Neanderthals and is found exclusively in people outside Africa, according to an international team of researchers led by Damian Labuda of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Montreal and the CHU Sainte-Justine Research […]

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