It’s funny that, although evolution kind of screwed us over by giving babies heads that are proportionally larger than the woman’s hips (and our species suffered many… Read more “The Human Head Size Trade-Off”
I was raised in a household that provided well for my siblings and I. However, since my wife and I began living on our own, we went… Read more “How I Level Up”
Here is something incredibly interesting I learned called Kleiber’s Law. Kleiber’s Law states that an animal’s metabolic rate scales to the 3/4 power of the animal’s mass.… Read more “Kleiber’s Law”
“Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement…to be spiritual is to be amazed.” -Abraham Joshua Heschel What does it mean to be spiritual? What… Read more “Am I Spiritual?”
I am in the process of forming a unique model to describe the origins of religion in humans, and will update this post once complete.
Music is a collection of sound patterns (rhythms, tones, dynamics, and instrumentation specifics) custom-mixed to induce certain emotional states. The changes within the patterns challenge our intellectual,… Read more “The Emotional Effects of Music in Evolutionary Terms”