What’s Dangerous? Really?

There’s been a lot of attention paid to fear lately. So, I got wondering just how we determine what is dangerous, what is to be feared. In social psychology the literature focuses on “risk” and how we perceive what is … Read More

World Population Day: What’s Your Take?

My posting day coincides with World Population Day this week . We’ll look at the connection between population trends and poverty, explore the call for family planning — this year’s theme — and meet members of my personal contribution to … Read More

Happy Birthday, Dad

My dad would have been 90 today, had he lived. The trouble is, I have few memories of my dad who died 61 years ago. The photo above is as surprising to me as it is to you.  How warm … Read More

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