I have to be careful; I own one of these. I didn’t realize I was “armed.” Here’s the story from the Associated Press: “TAMPA, Fla. — A weight may soon be lifted off a Maryland woman charged with carrying a concealed weapon in an airport. […]

This sounds like a fascinating book: THE FIRST IDEA: How Symbols, Language, and Intelligence Evolved from our Primate Ancestors to Modern Humans, writtten by Stanley Greenspan and Stuart Shanker. “Its authors, one a psychiatrist and the other a psychologist and philosopher, have teamed up to […]

Scott Esposito has a good post (including the subsequent conversation) about the reasons for reading at his blog, Conversational Reading: “Perhaps the best way to get at this is to talk about approach. I approach these books for my pleasure, not my improvement. However, the […]