“What made me this way?” This is a question that I have asked myself more than once, and I am not alone. It’s an expression of curiosity, which may be universal in the human species. It can take on a more painful mien when it is lifted up during a period of depression, when itContinue reading “depression quest”
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Mushrooms and depression
Psylocibin shows promise as a treatment for depression, and scientists could be close to discovering what some indigenous animists have known for a long time.
The pets who go before us
Mourning pets can even be a proxy for mourning humans.
Godwin’s law does not mean we can’t talk about nazis
When Vladimir Putin called the Jewish president of Ukraine a nazi, it didn’t surprise me that the leader of Russia could make such a bizarre claim with a straight face. I don’t know how it is in the rest of the world, but my experience in the United States is that people work very hardContinue reading “Godwin’s law does not mean we can’t talk about nazis”
Am I a witch?
What does it take to be a witch?