Irrational Idol

5 Reasons People Believe Crazy Things

Have you ever met someone, or seen someone on television, who has insane, completely irrational beliefs?  These beliefs could be scientific.  They could be religious.  They could be political.  They could be racial.  They could be philosophical.  The particular manifestation doesn’t matter.   An example would be the stoning to death of a woman accused…

Hitler Eugenics Intellectual Elite and Associative Mating

What Hitler Couldn’t Accomplish Through Eugenics, Society Has Effectively Done Through Incentives

The United States is facing a significant cultural challenge driven by basic biology that could radically redefine our socioeconomic structure.  That isn’t hyperbole, it’s a statement of fact. Several years ago, I began reading research papers, essays, and other data on assortative mating patterns in human populations.  In essence, people want to be around people…

East Coast United States from Space at Night

East Coast at Night from Space

NASA has released a new image of the East Coast from space at night.  It was taken on February 6th, 2012 and the official description is: Eastern Seaboard at Night An Expedition 30 crew member aboard the International Space Station took this nighttime photograph of much of the Atlantic coast of the United States. Large…