Posted on Jan 23, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 3, 2011
A poem on the reality of nature's cold truth.
nature's brood, savage poetry, savagery poem, nature, death, pain
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011
The evolution of Shawn Olson's views on faith, religion and ethics.
apostasy of shawn olson, ethics, morality, debate
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011
An emotional editorial by Shawn Olson about old age originally printed in the Messenger.
life and death, old age, nursing home, grandpa olson, grandpa himes, solitu
Posted on Aug 6, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
Donna Olson, my mother, died on August 4, 2003.
donna olson died, death, donna marie olson, donna himes
Posted on Feb 6, 2014 | Last Updated Jun 23, 2014
Essays on perplexing and amazing aspects of reality that are often unintuitive.
statistics, nature, mind, math, perplex
Posted on Feb 26, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011
Review of Steven Pinker's book The Blank Slate and the common notion that we are all born without predispositions.
blank slate, human nature, steven pinker, cultural relativism, feminism, brain, psychology