Monthly Archives: March 2012

Book Reviews on what makes people tick

Recent book reviews Immortality: The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization According to Steven Cave, much of our life is spent dealing with or, more properly, trying not to deal with, a paradox of mortality: We know … Continue reading

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What makes a language?

A little bit ago, I was looking for information on Greek when I came across a title, Teach Yourself Doric. Much to my surprise, however, it referred not to the Greek, but to a dialect of Scots. In the last … Continue reading

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