Are We One Strange Species or What?

When you get right down to it, we humans are a very strange species. I’m not talking about the strange individuals you see once and a while on the news, or happen to pass on the street, flailing their arms like a windmill warding off invisible insects and mumbling crazily to themselves. No, I’m talking about us, the average normal human being and when you really think about it — even we are pretty strange! Continue reading “Are We One Strange Species or What?”

Liar! Liar! Pants on Fire!

Right from society’s earliest beginnings, we’ve been told many lies. Thunder and Lightning were the warnings from angry Gods, sacrifice and penance, the only means to appease. Witches steal children and cast spells of drought, disease, famine and plague. That the world itself was flat, and one would fall of the edge if wandering too close. And we all too easily believed them, living in fear while cowering in the shadows of our ignorance. Continue reading “Liar! Liar! Pants on Fire!”