Cancer coming to your television

The longer you live, the more likely you are to get cancer. Therefore, party hard and burn out young. Wait, no, that’s not the lesson: therefore, you should all learn about cancer, and a good starting point is The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. I’ve recommended it before, and I’ve used it as assigned reading in a biology of cancer course, so you know I think highly of it.

But, you say, it’s so long. It is a rather substantial text. But there is going to be an alternative.

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Why inequity and injustice ought to be a men’s rights issue

Men are also the victims. Read this analysis of a recent paper in human population genetics: coincident with the rise of agriculture, there was a drastic bottleneck in the effective population size of men, but not women — the interpretation is that there was a massive concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a few men, who basically used that power to put all the reproductive rights in their hands, and the hands of their sons.

There is a nice infographic to explain the concept.

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PZ Myers’ debate requirements

A strange thing has happened: I’m getting all these debate requests now. You do one little debate (or two or three), and no one will let you forget it.

I am not a debater. Debating is a serious skill, and I’ve never been trained in it — all I’ve got is a pile of knowledge in my head and a snarky attitude, so I can disgorge heaps of information somewhat entertainingly. If that’s really what you want in your debate, OK…but I have to lay down some prerequisites.

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