Category Archives: evolution

Victorian Rights

Teaching / Society / Culture / Jan and I watched Effie Gray last night: John Ruskin and family’s abused bride. Even the servants, seeing the lay of the land, abuse her. Effie wants to be a good Ruskin wife, n … Continue reading

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Losing the War

/ Teaching / Society / Survival / Evolution / Lose a War – To a Superior Civilization I just searched K. for a favorite quote I heard in 1970 and can’t find it: another casualty of the US censorng my … Continue reading

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Pack Behavior

/ Evolution / Streaming movies I’m lately coming to like Martin Clunes more and more. He’s a British presenter for nature shows. Family type stuff, he’s no David Attenborough, no Jacques Cousteau, but his films are companionable: and he favors … Continue reading

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Minding Each Others’ Business

/ Evolution / Today is August 16. Among other uncountable things, we mark the anniversay of Elvis’ death. I remember his wiggle: damn like my own, which was locally famous in the early through middle to late 1950s. But I … Continue reading

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Predator Priests

/ Survival / Evolution / I watched a docudrama yesterday on a Boston Globe exposure of sexual predation among Roman Catholic priests in Boston. Rachel McAdams has such a round hip and cute bottom I kept watching it, but there … Continue reading

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Robot Rule

Knatz.com / Teaching / Social Survival / Evolution / When I was a kid you flicked the light switch, the light came on: instantly, the best you could tell: unless the bulb was burned out, or Mom couldn’t pay the … Continue reading

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Mother Knows Best

Knatz.com / Teaching / Social Survival / Evolution / … & Movies / Harold & Maude is one of the cult movies I recently shared with Jan. Reviewing Ruth Gordon’s amazing late-life career was the principal motivation. We already marveled … Continue reading

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