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Recent Research on Toxoplasmosis and Cats


I like cats.  Not as much as I like dogs, but then I don’t have to walk my cat.  Besides, community regulations frown on any dog bigger than a cat.  You’ve got to go along to get along.  Nevertheless, I’m … Continue reading

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Although Kristof…


Although Kristof alleges that free will and sex addiction exist, I’m not convinced of either but for different reasons. Free will has been widely debated by philosophers for ages and I am satisfied that free will is an illusion in … Continue reading

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Mental Illness,..er,..er


Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) has been around for some time.  There are some similarities between TMS and Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), a treatment for depression, and other disorders. When the human mind, in all its complexity, malfunctions to a greater or … Continue reading

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Interestingly, Our Brains Are 10% Smaller than 30k Years Ago


Just curious as to what my own homunculus might have looked like 30,000 years ago?  Bigger brain, legs, biceps, nose?  I’d probably want to smell danger from a distance.  Neandertal’s had larger brains. Not much interest in reading.  Hmmm,  more … Continue reading

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