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AN EVOLUTIONARY THEORY OF SOCIAL INTERACTION

In the fall of 1966, my then wife, Carol, and I entered graduate school at the University of Chicago, in the Department of Psychology. Carol was studying Developmental Psychology with Lawrence Kohlberg, and I was to study Comparative and Physiological … Continue reading

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So You Want to be an Engineer

In the mid 1950’s, Northwestern University’s Technological Institute offered me a full tuition scholarship to study Electrical Engineering. At the time, I had no idea what engineering was or what it took to be a competent engineer. All I knew … Continue reading

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Biscuits and Gravy

I read recently that one of the new “in” things to have at wedding receptions is a gravy fountain with biscuits on the side. Really? The article didn’t actually get into the specifics, but I assume that they were talking … Continue reading

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Standing on the Corner

In the summer of 1955 I was between my Junior and Senior years at North High in Wichita, Kansas. I had given up my paper route a few months earlier, in part because I got tired of getting up at … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name? — Part 3

The first time my wife was married, she kept her “maiden” name. It confused her father: he was concerned that his daughter would never be “Mrs. So and So.” When she and I got married nearly 40 years ago, she … Continue reading

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Some ideas about how to live with AR-15 type rifles:

I don’t want to debate the Second Amendment. I don’t want to argue about what the “AR” in the name means – just accept it as a reference to semi-automatic firing rifles, regardless of name or number. I don’t want … Continue reading

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Shame on Senate Democrats

Someone has to say this, so it might as well be me: Senate Democrats should be ashamed of themselves! They are acting like sanctimonious hysterical harridans, not the mature minders of political decorum that the Founding Fathers envisioned for the … Continue reading

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