How science has shifted our sense of identity

Across the arc of the past 150 years, we can see both science and scientism shaping human identity in many ways. Developmental psychology zeroed in on the intellect, leading to the transformation of IQ (intelligence quotient) from an educational tool into a weapon of social control. Immunology redefined the ‘self’ in terms of ‘non-self’. Information … Continue reading How science has shifted our sense of identity

The Brain, the Criminal and the Courts

This might well prove to be the best defence an XXY person who finds themselves in a Court Room will avail of and is considerably more advantageous than the present system where (if the defence is lucky to afford one)Paediatric Endocrinologists take the stand to argue the case for the defendant focusing on areas of … Continue reading The Brain, the Criminal and the Courts