Monthly Archives: June 2010

Impossibility

Impossible is a relative term, like all terms. It is a necessary term because it allows us to assess and communicate the feasibility of something. Some things appear more plausible than others, and thus those things with the lowest relative … Continue reading

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Brackets and Hyperlinks

Just note that I often use [brackets] to help myself remember where to insert hyperlinks when writing a post.  Sometimes I may not delete the brackets afterward, so don’t pay them any mind. At the very bottom of posts, marked … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience: Biology and Behavior in Gender

Considerations of [causal fallacy] are especially important to keep in mind when on the topic of brain science because so little is understood or recognized about the possibilities of the brain. When a researcher notices that one particular group of … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience: Brain Gender

The following is a direct quote from the first chapter of Brizendine’s book “The Female Brain“: “Males’ and females’ brains are different by nature. Think about this. What if the communication center is bigger in one brain than in the … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience: Misunderstanding, Misrepresentation, Misattribution, Predisposition

There are a number of issues involving pseudoscience that I would like to bring to light, but first I must explicate my own understanding of pseudoscience and its ubiquity. It is common for people to call upon the name of … Continue reading

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Size Matters

Size Matters. I might have chosen a subtitle, something of the gist, “A Universe of Endless Possibilities,” which is, after all, the intended message of the post. But I wanted to relish the endless puns inherent in the chosen title. … Continue reading

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Welcome To My Blog!

Welcome World!  I’m BlakeRivers.  Go ahead and check out the Categories section on the right to browse posts by content type, or go to the “All Posts” tab above to see a complete list of all posts.  Click the “About … Continue reading

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