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Becoming Animal–An Earthly Cosmology

Over the millennia, humans have clearly separated themselves as the species to take their conscious pursuits to the ultimate levels, and because of this we tend to distance ourselves from those other organisms and animals that share the same Earth, claiming we are superior to them because of our pursuits. David Abram, the author of […]

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The Grand Design

The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow is Nathan’s March Non-Fiction Read. The Grand Design is a book that is epic in scope but can be broken into three fundamental questions: Why is there something instead of nothing? Why do we exist? Why does this particular set of laws govern our universe and […]

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The Moral Landscape

The Moral Landscape:  How Science Can Determine Human Values by Sam Harris is Nathan’s January Non-Fiction Pick.   Click to reserve 171.2 HAR What is the best “moral” decision that you can make in any given situation?  Many aspects of your physical being work in unison to be able to use your cognitive processes to even […]

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