Tag Archives: science

Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain

The following is a review of Antonio Damasio‘s book, Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain. So who is this Spinoza character and why is Antonio Damasio, one of today’s leading neuroscientists, looking for him? Bento (sometimes Baruch … Continue reading

Posted in Response to book, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Love You All

The following is in response to Humayun Ahmed‘s short science fiction novel Love You All or, as it is known in Bangladesh, Tomader Janya Bhalobasa. On the inside cover for this intriguing book, translator Shafiqur Rahman describes the task of translating Ahmed’s … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Wars We Inherit (Part 2)

The following is in response to Dr. Lori E. Amy’s book “The Wars We Inherit: Military Life, Gender Violence, And Memory” continuing from a pervious post “The Wars We Inherit (Part 1).” For years Lori was haunted by her dreams, … Continue reading

Posted in Response to book | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Question of Writing the Body: Twins

Anyone that went to school with me or lived in the small town of Swainsboro GA, uses me and my brother Kevin to form the image in their heads when they hear the word twin. Anyone who didn’t know us—this happening … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Anecdote | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment