Why Building Animals Is Hard
This lecture represents material I have presented for the past few years, under the heading of “evo-devo,” or “evolution and development.”
Save Animals, Not Sick People, from Death?
Misplaced priorities are California’s specialty. Here’s an example.
“For He Purrs in Thankfulness”
One of my favorite poems (actually, a famous extract from the longer work Jubilate Agno) is Christopher Smart’s “To My Cat Jeoffrey.”
Give Up Pets to Save the Planet!
Cats are, we are told sternly, an unsustainable “environmental vice that we must confront”!
The Human Difference and the Design of Sex
It’s safe to say that human intimacy, at its best, surpasses that of any animal, even the most intelligent.