Loosely connected, unrevised thoughts inspired by and embodied in photographs from my latest desert hike!
This is an art performance.
Whining about dumb, annoying people as usual.
I figure it’s appropriate to finish out the year with another barely cohernnt rambling complaint#2016 Why are individuals privileged by mental illness? The mainstream understanding of psychological disorders is the biopsychosocial model; this model sees disorders as originating from a combination of factors: genetics and biology, cognitive patterns, and social milieu. Each of these locates… Continue reading New Year, Same Dumb Psychology
There are two related topics making the rounds on social media: fake news and ‘post-truth,’ Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year. In fake news Clinton supporters have found another scapegoat – in addition to self-hating women, racists, misogynists, white supremacists, stupidity, Islamophobes, etc – for their emotionally devastating loss to orangutan-elect Donald Trump, and the dictionary’s… Continue reading Fake News & Post-truth
Sunday morning, barely coherent rant about science transcending culture and finding pure, objective truth. (Spoiler: it doesn’t)