Category Archives: Animals

The Queen of the Sciences solves the mystery of the dinosaurs’ demise

Medieval academics called theology (or alternatively philosophy) the “Queen of the Sciences” because they saw it as the capstone of all higher learning. Carl Friedrich Gauss used this term to describe Mathematics. I would reserve this term for Paleontology for … Continue reading

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The Greatest Psychologist

Drum roll please…..and the winner is….. Charles Darwin! This is a fascinating argument, which I have seen made implicitly but never as directly and as comprehensively as this. After all, many of the pioneers of psychology and psychiatry (William … Continue reading

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Beauty is in the eye of the conspecific (animal pictures)

From the site: Evolution f**ked your sh*t up.  Wow. UPDATE: Astericized the name of the website….

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