Monday, June 29, 2009

Monday Quotations


He's an animal lover...People he don't like so much.

--- Tom Stoppard (1937 - )

Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.

--- George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Chutzpa is that quality enshrined in a man who, having killed his mother and father, throws himself on the mercy of the court as an orphan.

--- Leo Rosten (1908 - 1997)

Autism - The Non-Hollywood Version

6/29/09. A memoir of his autistic brother.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Thursday, June 18, 2009

The Capitalist Manifesto

6/18/09. Fareed Zakaria in Newsweek's cover story, describes the system of capitalism --- an economic system - with all its faults - that has created more wealth for more people than any political system in history.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Health Risks and Stimulant Medication for ADHD

6/16/09. Despite 60 years of research, controversies about using stimulant medication to treat ADHD remain a never-ending story. Here are links to recent balanced responses from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and an editorial in the American Journal of Psychiatry to the latest - but not new - controversy about the use of stimulant medication.

The American Journal of Psychiatry

Monday, June 15, 2009

Monday, June 8, 2009

Book Review: "The Evolution of God"

6/8/08. Robert Wright has also written "Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny," and "The Moral Animal: Evolutionary Psychology and Everyday Life."

"Can religions in the modern world reconcile themselves to one another, and can they reconcile themselves to science? I think their history points to affirmative answers."

--- Robert Wright