TheAtlantic – How Brain Scientists Forgot That Brains Have Owners ( By Ed Yong )

Introduction Ed Yong has an interesting article in the Feb 2017 Edition of the Atlantic. I especially like it as it shows that we can disagree without being disagreeable.   Story Link It’s a good time to be interested in the brain. Neuroscientists can now turn neurons on or off with just a flash of … Continue reading TheAtlantic – How Brain Scientists Forgot That Brains Have Owners ( By Ed Yong )

The Obama Doctrine

Leadership There is a well written and nuanced article in "The Atlantic". I liked it as it shows the complexity of leadership and how events arises that can drag one away from what one considers core missions and goals. It also demonstrates the considerable shadow, past decisions by one or predecessors, can cast on new … Continue reading The Obama Doctrine

A Father’s Struggle to Stop His Daughter’s Adoption

Background This morning I read an interesting article on The Atlantic. Part of what drew me in is this forward: In the United States, when an unmarried man has a baby, his partner can give it up without his consent—unless he happens to know about an obscure system called the responsible father registry. Story A … Continue reading A Father’s Struggle to Stop His Daughter’s Adoption