My wife and I just finished watching “OJ Simpson: Made in America”. This is a documentary film about the rise and fall of OJ Simpson, produced and directed by Ezra Edelman for ESPN films. It is a five part miniseries, each episode an hour and a half long. The entire film last 8 hours, without…… Continue reading OJ Simpson: Made in America. The documentary.
This is a article about a very readable new book by David Wootton, The Invention of Science. Copyright 2015. This book is a history of the Scientific Revolution in the present-day context of mistrust of all science. The book has been touted as “A groundbreaking examination of the greatest event in history, The Scientific Revolution , and how…… Continue reading “The Invention of Science: a New History of the Scientific Revolution”
This is a partial summary of Yuval Noah Harari’s book Sapiens, A Brief History of Humankind. What follows is a combination of summary and review. This article is a work in progress. I plan to finish this article by the end of 2017. Main points of the Book. Humans are animals like all other animals.…… Continue reading Summary of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind.