What I think about the Bible
2024-02-14 13:02 I don’t think the Bible was ever intended to be taken literally.  The idea was conceived after the breakthrough of the printing press in a doomed attempt to coordinate readings.  In the 16th century p...
The mix-up between Muslims and Arabs
2024-02-07 14:03 Severe ignorance on geography leads to equally severe prejudice.  Someone can lump together groups which in real life are bitter enemies.  One example is North Africa, West Asia, Central Asia and west...
Men who fear women
2024-02-01 13:00 Two characteristics of female reproduction have particular significance for sexuality.  First, girls can get pregnant from two weeks before menarche.  This happens on average as early as the age of 12...
The difference between biology and reactionism
2024-01-30 12:19 Biological explanations for human behaviour can be mistaken for reactionism.  Oftentimes this is based on misconceptions of what modern brain science tells.  Maybe the worst misconception is accusatio...
What evolution theory actually tell
2024-01-29 12:06 Evolution theory is such as misunderstood concept.  Apart from mixing up is and ought, many get stuck up over animals.  In fact evolution theory can be applied to everything which reproduces.  This no...
What is emergence?
2024-01-25 10:55 Emergence is when a phenomenon arises by itself.  This is about interactions between the different parts of the phenomenon and the surrounding environment.  As such there is no intention behind as som...
The moralising mind-trap
2024-01-23 12:33 This error is about constantly mixing up is and ought.  If someone says it is in a certain way the person is supposed to mean people ought to do something too.  Someone disliking the imagined ought, d...
On faulty mirror-thinking
2024-01-18 13:24 People can have such strange ideas about what others think and feel.  One does not have to go so far as to believe in the sameness myth.  People may thoughtlessly take it for granted the mental proces...
On mainstream mass-media
2023-12-25 16:26 There is a reason why I have the word criticism on my list of words and expressions.  I have defined it like this: Complaints about someone or some people doing something specifically wrong. Unfortu...
The myth of the dangerous milieu
2023-12-24 20:33 Humans are not a particularly aggressive species.  Historically documented hunter-gatherers lie near the average for mammals.  At least if one looks at the risk of being killed by someone of the same ...