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Friday - Revelation
Series: Dr. Elizabeth Bannon, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The truth behind Project God Trials and the Azack Programme is revealed to Elizabeth, along with the role of Jessica Sali, the subject for the initial development of the AZ417 serum. Abbot Fernando protects the Massomite Order of Monks at all costs and reveals his own past and connection to the present work being conducted by Project God Trials. Elizabeth remains Dr. Speel’s captive.
Comments on David Reich's Book (2018) Who We Are and How We Got Here
Series: Buttressing the Human Niche. Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
David Reich, Harvard geneticist, updates the vision of Luca Cavalli-Sforza, who first explored the idea that our genetics may provide insight into human evolution and prehistory. The techniques for DNA sequencing and mathematical modeling substantially improved over the past decades. These comments examine Reich's update through the lens of the hypotheses of the human niche and first singularity.
Ocean Drowning
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Raina Elcott has always been protective of her best friend Nikki, so when Nikki is murdered by a Piranha creature at a nightclub, Raina blames herself, her feelings of anger worsened when the police blackmail her into keeping the Piranha sighting a secret.
The Fair & Foul
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,560. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Brilliant programmer and researcher, Juliane Faris agrees to be part of an experimental procedure involving a manufactured virus. Subjects are granted unprecedented knowledge and cellular control over their bodies, but viruses have a way of mutating and altering the altering the lives of those who never knew they were at risk.
The Ancestors Song: A Short Tale of Our History
Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2018 by Androgynous Papers. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
"Ancestors Song" is a short poetic story of an elderly man's account of his people's history- our history. The tale begins in the author's voice, but then quickly moves unto a man who comes across as a sage of his people. At the end of the song, he questions the wisdom of humanity and our place in the world.
Humanity's Second Chance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,920. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Humans did not originally evolve on earth. This is our second home and our second chance for life as the most unique species to ever evolve.
Comments on Robert Berwick and Noam Chomsky's Book (2016) Why Only Us?
Series: A Course on The Human Niche. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling
Robert Berwick and Noam Chomsky's book, Why Only Us?, is subtitled: Language and Evolution. This collection of essays addresses the evolution of language from the point of view of computational systems and generative grammar, the expertise of each author respectively. These comments offer a category-based alternative.
A Primer on Natural Signs
Series: A Course on The Human Niche. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling
Signs are triadic relations. Natural signs vary on the basis of the qualities of their sign-object. Icons are based on similarity. Indexes are founded on pointing. Symbols are built on convention. Each of these sign-qualities comes into play in the evolution of human language and religion. So, an understanding of natural signs is crucial for the postmodern human sciences.
Comments on Steven Mithen's Book (1996) The Prehistory of The Mind
Series: A Course on The Human Niche. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling
These comments address a book by an archaeologist, Steven Mithen, about human evolution. Mithen presents two evocative analogies for the mental evolution of hominins. The first is a play in four acts. The second is the historical evolution of church architecture. This work comments using the special vocabulary of the category-based nested form. The human niche is proposed.
Comments on Clive Gamble, John Gowlett and Robin Dunbar’s Book (2014) Thinking Big
Series: A Course on The Human Niche. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling
These comments address a 2014 book by three British researchers, on the evolution of language and mind. The subtitle is: How the Evolution of Social Live Shaped the Human Mind. My goal is to re-articulate their arguments using the category-based nested form and the first singularity.