My Blog is organized by time, my webzine, “Reconnaissance” is organized by category, and this page is a fun-sized snack-pack of delicious, crunchy random posts. Every time you reload the page (Hit F5) you’ll be served six random posts.

ADHD, The Pepper Moth, and the Industrial revolution.

There is a rather famous story about moths that you might have encountered as a student. The class would have been discussing evolutionary theory. The common form of peppered moth had a pale coloration suited to hiding on the bark of light-colored tree trunks. This camouflage apparently enabled it to avoid being eaten by birds. Then, […]

Incredible Questions Raised by Soft Inheritance

(“So Bob, what line of work are you in?” “I frighten mice, like my Father and Grandfather before me..”) Scientists taught white mice to fear the smell of cherry blossoms. The offspring of these frightened mice were never subjected to this cherry blossom trauma but mysteriously, they also feared the smell. More amazing still, the […]

What I found for you

My love story is laden with unlikeliness, and met with disbelief I have a mad true tale to tell you, of redeeming love as unlikely and essential as redemption itself my love is not believable unless you can believe, nor provable unless you test I want you to see my love for you as I do, as […]

Outrage! Evil! Like and share. The most intractable problems of this jittery moment come from the human sweet-tooth for conflict and excitement.  The sweet-tooth is natural, it is good or bad by context.  If you are an ancient human and opt to look at the exciting thing, you are better at staying alive. If you are an ancient human and […]

Stay Frosty: The actual dangers of Trump

Trump plays every system for profit. But the reason he is dangerous is that above all, he plays human nature. Have you ever seen an old science fiction movie where some super-computer is reduced to smoking incoherence by humans feeding it illogical information? Well our species has a hard wired social operating system and Trump’s one […]

Man’s Search for Memeing

Let’s get our subject clear by defining the term. Meme: an element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially imitation. Meme: a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly […]