Daily Archives: October 19, 2008

Book Review: Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut

I really didn’t get into Vonnegut until the middle of college (this was about 5 or 6 years ago).  I only read about three books and initially, his writing style put me off.  I don’t know why, maybe it was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tête-à-Tête, The Tumultuous Lives and Loves of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre by Rowley

I was in for a treat reading this book.  I have always been interested in the philosophies of Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir.  Part of this interest deals with their relationship(s) and the other people involved.  I never knew … Continue reading

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Barbara Oakley on Evil Genes

At Point of Inquiry, Barbara Oakley brings out a thesis of evil genes.  She states that Zimbardo and Milgram’s experiments were flawed and suggests that we aren’t evil (or good) because of our environmental upbringing; rather, we are born evil … Continue reading

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