Republicans vs Democrats: Who’s Ahead in the Sex Surveys?
With the US presidential elections just a week away, the whole world is watching on as the most powerful country on earth struggles to redefine itself. For many, in fact, it has gotten so that watching the news in the United States is almost as worrisome as watching the news in a developing country. If […]
Australians are red hot over climate change!
Four years ago I stood as an independent candidate for the Australian federal parliament. I didn’t win but I made a real dent in the expectations of the sitting member. My single biggest issue was the urgent need for climate change mitigation. The sitting member was – and still appears to be – a climate […]
Will I or won’t I? Yes or No?
Scientists still haven’t figured out free will, but they’re sure having fun trying… In 1983, American physiologist Benjamin Libet conducted an experiment that became a landmark in the field of cognitive sciences. It got psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers either very excited or very concerned. The study itself was simple. Participants were connected to an apparatus that measured […]