Madness of Social acceptance

“If [we] had the intention to kill civilians, we would have started doing it from Cihangir, Nisantasi, Etiler, Right? I mean there are lots of traitors, there is the Turkish parliament.” www.aljazeera.com/amp/news/2018/02/turkey-tv-anchor-ahmet-keser-quits-civilian-killings-row-180228114431976.html

Google Chrome HTTPS certificate apocalypse

Beware the looming Google Chrome HTTPS certificate apocalypse! This is definitely going to affect some business users. Tens of thousands of websites are going to find themselves labeled as unsafe unless they switch out their HTTPS certificate in the next two months. Thanks to a decision in September by Google to stop trusting Symantec-issued SSL/TLS certs, from mid-April Chrome browser …

The Irish and Circassian Link again…

Kinda gives an interesting perspective to the idea that Circassians and people of the current Caucasus mountains, whom the airbag share an R1a1/R1b1 Halpo group, moved to the Island of Eir some few thousand years ago.   First Irish populations had dark skin similar to Cheddar Man, DNA research suggests This week, UK scientists confirmed that the first modern Briton …

Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve: Self-Consciousness, Evil, and Death Lecture 4 in my Psychological Significance of the Biblical Stories lecture series I turned my attention in this lecture to the older of the two creation accounts in Genesis: the story of Adam and Eve. In its few short paragraphs, it covers: the emergence of human self-consciousness; mankind’s attendant realization of vulnerability, mortality, …

Electrofishing for Whales

Electrofishing for Whales I used to work on a fisheries crew where we would use an electro-fisher backpack to momentarily stun small fish (30 – 100 mm length) so we could scoop them up with nets to identify and measure them. The larger fish tended to be stunned for slightly longer because of their larger surface area but I don’t …