Tag Archives: life

Messy Brexit and a Hotter New Year


Well done, you’ve survived another year, and so have I, even despite Christmas excess. The occasional discomfort in the upper torso was just indigestion, probably. At the end of December, or when we can be bothered to get round to … Continue reading

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Lettersquash is Ten!


Wow, that’s amazing, I’ve been doing this blogging malarkey for a freaking decade! I thought I’d interrupt my work on another post to celebrate this entirely arbitrary fact. Yay! It’s arbitrary, of course, because apes might not have had eight … Continue reading

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Humanity Waking Up: origins of religion


For some time I’ve been interested in religion as a natural phenomenon, how it might have developed in early human cultures, what evolutionary processes might be involved, and so on. I wrote a review here of Breaking the Spell, by … Continue reading

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