How to Stand Up to Bullies and Defend the Truth

If Attorney General William Barr is willing to even consider a fantasy accusation of election fraud submitted by a psychologically damaged baby having a tantrum, then America has entered an age of the most raw, blind tribalism. With 48% of Americans voting for a party that they know very well is lying to them, but … Continue reading How to Stand Up to Bullies and Defend the Truth

From a psychologically damaged dictator to an “average Joe”

In her book and interviews, Trump’s niece Mary Trump talks about how Donald Trump’s narcissism is deeply rooted in an inferiority complex and childhood trauma that he has never managed to recover from. Young Donald Trump was raised by a father with zero empathy, and who used everyone in his surroundings, including his children, for … Continue reading From a psychologically damaged dictator to an “average Joe”

THE GREAT DEBATE: Are Humans Evil or Simply Stupid?

The answer does matter We may be just one of the 8 million lifeforms that have arisen on this planet, yet we are the sole one who bears 100% of the responsibility for destroying it. Faced with this grim realisation, as a biologist I have always struggled with the ethical implications: have we, humans, consciously … Continue reading THE GREAT DEBATE: Are Humans Evil or Simply Stupid?

Are we Hostages to our Apocalypse Gene?

As a former molecular biologist and microbiologist, I happen to know a thing or two about numbers, evolution, and exponential phenomena. Nature is full of the latter. I spent three years of my life growing bacteria every day, in order to study their growth rates and survival mechanisms. I experimented with different conditions, including temperature … Continue reading Are we Hostages to our Apocalypse Gene?

A Plague on All Your Houses

The slaves revolt: judgement day for our modern Athenian Democracy It is a sign of humanity’s lack of intelligence that it has developed judicial systems based solely on its own survival and benefit. Our criminal, civil and international law draws up the Earth’s boundaries, helps to equitably split up marriages, and defines a million types … Continue reading A Plague on All Your Houses

The Revolution is Coming

Join In - Or Get Out of the Way My fellow comrades-to-be. My fellow humans. My fellow victims of the pandemic. Economic casualties. Black and Brown people fed-up with the predatory White system. Climate refugees. And those of you who cannot speak, those of you who cannot hear me, or even read my words: the … Continue reading The Revolution is Coming

About my new book, Photographic Heart

Our memory originally evolved as a survival tool. In its most biological definition, you may say that our memory has merely been there to help us learn from our past, so that we can recognize danger and avoid it in the future. Almost all species have some level of memory installed, for this purpose. But at … Continue reading About my new book, Photographic Heart