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Musings on the Wall between Humanity and Nature
Canada / Environment / Philosophy / Science

Musings on the Wall between Humanity and Nature

Thoughts from a Canadian portage…. (and an Ode to Killarney) Like so many summer past, this last weekend I had the glorious opportunity to portage* through some of Ontario’s beautiful lakes. I’ve been waiting for this particular trip to Killarney Provincial Park for over a year – home of the beautiful white quartz cliffs, and … Continue reading

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From Lightning Bolts to Your Heartbeat: Fabulous Fractals
Fractals / Mathematics / Science

From Lightning Bolts to Your Heartbeat: Fabulous Fractals

Fractals – it sounds like something that happens when you break your arm, doesn’t it? The word actually derives from the same Latin precursor as fracture, frāctus – something ‘broken’. And truthfully, fractals will probably break your mind if you think about it for too long….. (speaking from experience). As a result, I’m going to … Continue reading

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“Can Science Fill the Spiritual Void? (Science Doesn’t Want to Take God Away From You)”
Philosophy / Science

“Can Science Fill the Spiritual Void? (Science Doesn’t Want to Take God Away From You)”

Below is a neat little opinion piece on the role of science in spirituality that was originally posted on NPR. I have always firmly believe that science does not take anything away from spirituality, that they are like two eyes looking out at the world. Like when you are laying in bed on your side, … Continue reading

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A Petition for the Field Museum of National History in Chicago
Environment / Movement / Science / Worldwide

A Petition for the Field Museum of National History in Chicago

A Petition for the Field Museum of National History in Chicago The Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH) in Chicago is a world-class institute that I have had the personal pleasure of enjoying numerous times over the past few years (I am lucky enough to have a partner doing his Ph.D. research in collaboration with … Continue reading

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