Author: renaissanceadmin

Hardwired for Aggression Part I: Bullying, or Just Competitive?

Last month it was the military getting the media focus on this topic. “We’re biologically wired in a certain way and there will be those who believe it is a reasonable thing to press themselves and their desires on others” – General Lawson, Canadian Armed Forces. Now it’s high school students. “Bullying…behaviour is biologically hard-wired,…

Compulsory Vaccination

We had a measles epidemic in British Columbia last year, sparked by a small religious school where a very low percentage of the children were inoculated. For a while the “compulsory vaccination” conversation raged, and then it disappeared again. Nothing promotes irrational knee-jerk reactions more these days than the topic of the compulsory vaccination of…