The movie Arrival was released one year ago today! While the film was rightfully applauded and critically acclaimed, not enough credit was given to how the plot incorporated nonlinear orthography and linguistic relativity. Although some liberties were taken with the specifics of how these concepts worked in the story, the underlying ideas have a firm basis in reality! Continue reading
Happy National DNA Day everyone!
To celebrate I will share a very fun fact: they sequenced the bird genome a few years ago and found that the genes responsible for speech in song birds are almost identical to Continue reading
Let’s talk about abortion.
To be clear, this post is not tackling the questions of morality or legality. “Pro-life” and “pro-choice” arguments are not represented. This is strictly reviewing the claim that abortion = murder. In a broader sense my hope is to change the manner in which this topic is currently being discussed.