Monthly Archives: December 2013

Ant Encounters

Ants are interesting creatures. Deborah Gordon (unfortunately of no relation to me) began her talk by debunking a few crucial common misconceptions about ants, how they operate their hill, and how they live their lives. It is a common belief … Continue reading

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The Bonobo and the Atheist

Contrary to what you might gather from the title of his talk, Frans de Waal began by making the distinction that he is neither an atheist nor even agnostic. He considers himself an apatheist, someone who does not believe or … Continue reading

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