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Gene Genie

September 21, 2012

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There’s a new fad in psychology and psychotherapy to discount the role of genes in many psychological disorders because they’ve been unable to link any specific gene with predisposition to disorders like schizophrenia and depression, and the resulting lack of a perfect cure for these debilitating disorders.  To my somewhat jaded eye, this bears a […]

The Shot (Un)Heard Around The World

August 28, 2012

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Mark Ames (of the great, daily reading required eXiled Online) recently wrote an interesting article about the shooting by and of Jeffrey Johnson at the Empire State Building last Friday which touched on the struggle of the American “twerp,” and the options in life they have after a lifetime of bullying.  He brings together the […]

The Excluded Middle

August 27, 2012

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If you’ve looked for employment in the last week, year, or pretty much ever, you know what companies are looking for: Someone who is “excellent” at pretty much anything the company might ask you to do.  Someone who is willing and able, with no stress or hesitation, to conform to whatever demands are made by […]