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The men that turned into ants

Yannis Makridakis is a farmer and an author. He built his hut on mountainous Chios and cultivates the earth; mildly, showing respect to diversity. He...

Breivik’s lice

  When we were children, we used to catch lice very often; especially when we went to the village, where our favourite place for exploration...

Nip the buds, shoot the kids

"In one day one can experience the horrors of hell; there is plenty of time for that." Wittgenstein As a matter of fact, in this century...

Adultery makes the world go round

Madame Bovary’s approach and the Coolidge effect ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ One of the biggest conventional lies is that human beings are monogamous creatures. This is the basis for...

Birds born in a cage don’t know how to fly

An anthropologist (let us call her Jane) visited an African tribe (let us call it Narash). The Narash had been in touch with civilization –...

Homo Sarcophilus

The Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) is the largest carnivorous marsupial – after the extinction of the Tasmanian tiger in 1936. It’s not bigger than a small dog,...