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"Genetic determinism, then, isn’t just spread over genomics like poisoned icing. It’s baked into how we fund, conduct and disseminate research." @nccomfort reviews @catherine_bliss's book Social by Nature for @NatureNews.  https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-00578-5 
@DrAndrewThaler Good to know! I’m always on the lookout for socially conscious games for Sagan. He’s 8 and obsessed with iPad games at the moment.
“‘We were either shamans, mystic boogeyman, or pocahotties.’ But new generations of kids won’t grow up with these visions if collections like Starr's Super Indian Comics and my selections below are shown to children.”  http://www.cbc.ca/parents/learning/view/how-the-comic-book-and-gaming-community-is-reclaiming-indigenous-perspectiv 
“The London Conference on Intelligence was said to have been run secretly for at least three years by James Thompson, an honorary senior lecturer at the university, including contributions from a researcher who has previously advocated child rape.”  https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/jan/10/ucl-to-investigate-secret-eugenics-conference-held-on-campus 
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