Category: World Perspective

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“What is Decided in the Head is Done”

Psychologists for years have had it out over the “nurture vs. nature” influence on our genetic expressions, and it has ultimately boiled down to the idea that there are influences from both. What if we took this even further: what if not only outside, environmental nurturing has an impact on our genes, but also how we nurture ourselves? Then, ultimately, aren’t we also responsible for our own genetic expression? And therefore…what we decide in the head can be attainable.

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“Sleep is good, he said, but books are better.”

My challenge for the not-yet-New-Years’-Resolution-committed is read 6 books in 12 months. Just ~5 pages each night. In this post, I offer my 6 recommendations for this resolution, with summaries and pictures included.

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Happy Old New Year!

A brief post this Sunday (300 words, I did well) about a new kind of holiday that should be celebrated just as much as New Years.

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An Ode to the Preternatural Churchill

November 30th is Winston Churchill’s birthday! This post is in salute to our great hero and the reasons why I hold such a high respect for Winston.