People love meat: OK not a universal truth in our modern society, but for the longest time it is hard to deny that that has been the general consensus for most of human history. We learned to hunt for our food, and then later, after we became a little smarter and lazier, we domesticated the […]Read More Would you like to see our guilt-free menu?
It’s never been easier to know a little about a lot. We live in an age of information overload, bombarded by 24-hour news cycles and endless refreshments of news cut down to 280 characters. Learning enough that we probably all think that our own opinions are valid, even if we do not have all the […]Read More A little too much- The perils of some information
Myth Debunked- Some of us might remember our biology lessons better than others, but there are some facts that we all know for sure, such as plants get the energy from sunlight, that things spread from areas of higher concentration to areas that are lower, and that when it comes to genetics, if you have […]Read More XYY-Death of the Übermensch
Myth Debunked– first featured in the Times of Malta –10 August 2019 Eating fats make you fat. It seems so obvious, right? Well actually, it turns out that fat might not deserve its bad reputation. We are taught from an early age that fats are an essential part of our diet, remember that food pyramid? […]Read More Is fat really that bad?
Do we have the right to be forgotten? and in the age of the internet is that even possible anymore? – Everyone has parts of their lives that they wish could be forgotten; a thoughtless remark, or a stupid comment that continues to haunt you on those nights you just cannot get to sleep. For […]Read More forget me not
We live in a fast-paced world; this isn’t new. Now it is cars and the internet, previously it might have been wolves and bears. We have evolved to make decisions quickly, and we learn from our experiences so we can make these choices even more quickly in the future. This is great, even for non-dangerous, […]Read More An ass out of you and me – Everyone’s a little bit racist
Hundreds of thousands of people slowly shuffle along London’s busy streets. Leading busy lives, making ends meet, grist to the mill. But below street level, there is a web of communities, just out of sight to the majority. Christian dance parties beneath charity shops, tiny Avant-Garde cinemas and art galleries, and the University of the […]Read More The Allegory of the Cave -Underground insight
The death of Perfect Paul, and his sister Uppity Ursula? You probably don’t know Perfect Paul, but you will definitely recognise his voice, although you will probably think of a very specific person when you hear it. Perfect Paul is a creation, a placeholder, better than nothing but no one’s first choice. Perfect Paul is […]Read More Just your voice
I keep hearing people saying “it’s strange times we’re in”, while catching up with friends I really should have spoken to a long time ago. Normally, life gets in the way; not much of that happening now. I keep telling myself that this is necessary, these rules are for the greater good, but I still […]Read More Why is it so hard to give an inch?
You’re such an ENTJ! We have always loved to put a label on people, from dragons and water carriers, to Hufflepuffs and Samantha’s. Having someone explain the intricacies of one’s own head seems to bring a slight sense of closure; it is sometimes quite cosy in a box! The Myers Briggs personality indicator is probably […]Read More Questioning the Myers Briggs test?