Title: Bad Feminist (Essays) Author: Roxane Gay I picked up this book while Casey and I were living in Oregon from Powells book store. It sat on my shelf for several years before ending up in my duffle bag to be read during our travels in New Zealand. Roxane Gay published these series of essays... Continue Reading →
While WWOOF-ing at Sacred Earth in New Zealand for three weeks, I found this small book on a shelf in one of the volunteer spaces. It was a thin book, and I had heard people mention this little book casually as a required reading they may have had to do in school. I didn't really know much else about it, but figured it would be a quick read so I decided to spend an evening absorbing the content.
The storyline of "Origin" pits creationism against science, not far from how society has always handled the two concepts. Both science and religion struggling to keep their hold on people and culture, while trying to douse the flames of the other.
Title: How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog) by: Lee Alan Dugatkin and Lyudmila Trut Imagine scientists who have to perform experiments in secret; not because of the nature of said experiments, but because the countries government could declare their research as illegal and opposing to political ideologies. Scientists attempt to follow... Continue Reading →