History · Racism · TV and Movies

OJ Simpson: Made in America. The documentary.

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.

History · Science

“The Invention of Science: a New History of the Scientific Revolution”

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”

Anthropology · History

Summary of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind.

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.