Monthly Archive: November 2007


Not Invented There

Fortune Magazine has an article about flavour of the year glitzy phone seller Steve Jobs (yes, the Apple guy) and manages to serve up some beautiful mythmaking all too typical when fetishising journalists and...



Women with a nonurgent labor induction at term were recruited. Women randomly assigned to the advised-coitus group were encouraged to have sex to promote the onset of labor. Controls were neither encouraged nor discouraged...


Greeks Bearing Gifts

Aristotle (among other Hellenes) formed the basis for much of early Islamic philosophy and science (“Falsafa“). Classic Greek works were known, analysed, revisited, and elaborated upon throughout what passed for the civilised world during...