Jared Diamond…Again

I am an anthropologist who works primarily at the intersection of Religion and Science, both as discourses and as epistemologies. However, one of the things I tend to notice among my students and the public alike is either a general misunderstanding of what anthropology is and does overall or an understanding of anthropology that comes […]


We’ve become a nation of Absolutists. And in an ideology of Absolutism, “libtard” and “repug” are as good as the discourse can get. This is because Absolutism breeds fear. When any compromise, any potential change, any possible give and take means the end of the worldview itself, there can be no other outcome but division, […]