Great Reads

New York Review On Books – The Boy Crisis

2018-10-15T21:43:44-07:00October 15th, 2018|Blog, Carey's Thoughts, Great Reads|

The New York Review On Books (www.nybooks.com) recently reviewed Warren Farrell's book "The Boy Crisis" and you can read the full review here - https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/10/11/male-trouble/  Arlie Hochschild wrote: The cost of this disadvantage has only grown with time: of the new jobs created between the end of the recession and 2016, 73 percent went to candidates

2015 Speech by Senator Anne Cools

2017-08-30T18:57:07-07:00August 30th, 2017|Blog, Carey's Thoughts, Great Reads|

November 25, 2015 Speech by Senator Anne C. Cools Honoured guests, ladies and gentlemen, as a senator of 32 years, I am pleased to join you at the University of British Columbia.  Tonight I speak on children’s wellbeing, this vast subject that preoccupied my endeavours for decades.  I am touched by this moment’s link to

Very Bad Wizards

2017-08-18T15:03:48-07:00August 18th, 2017|Great Reads|

I recently put in a very strong recommendation for the new book Why Buddhism is True by evolutionary psychologist Robert Wright. You can check out an interview with Wright on his book here at Very Bad Wizards  https://verybadwizards.fireside.fm/ “Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love

What Is Tribal Epistemology

2017-08-18T09:04:19-07:00August 18th, 2017|Great Reads|

http://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/tribal-epistemology/  In the early days of my skeptical career I spent time investigating and deconstructing classic pseudosciences, like belief in Bigfoot, astrology, UFOs, and ghosts. I was often challenged as to why I even bothered – these are all silly but harmless beliefs. Is it really worth the time to dissect exactly why they are