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  1. Beach Snobs

    I had an interesting conversation with a friend I met in Japan.  She was Greek but born in America, currently living in Greece.  She was describing the beautiful landscape of  Greece, painting a picturesque paradise of the Greek islands and how their beaches are among the most beautiful in the world.  With this breathtaking description,…

  2. Humanity’s fate?

    “The fundamental problem is that an evolved mind must pay attention to indirect cues of biological fitness, rather than tracking fitness itself. This was a key insight of evolutionary psychology in the early 1990s; although evolution favors brains that tend to maximize fitness (as measured by numbers of great-grandkids), no brain has capacity enough to…