Conservation is a great opportunity to consider what we think is “original” when it comes to art.
Where public health means private responsibility. Continue reading
This “Robin reads the internet” comes courtesy of a colleague of mine whose MO is promoting science with a slavish religiosity, which in my opinion leads to making loud arguments about complex social issues at the expense of those who are actually affected by them. The “breast is best” debate is his latest shout into the void, and while this article he shared isn’t incorrect, to my mind it misses the point. Continue reading
Everyone knows what plagiarism is – you claim work that isn’t yours. It’s simple. It’s stealing, and we all know what that looks like, right? Strangely, not so much. Continue reading
I recently read these two articles, both about the children of orphaned men who used DNA testing to discover unexpected ethnic identities:
100 Years On, What Does It Say That We’re Still Censoring Egon Schiele’s Nudes?
This brief article on a recent international ad campaign highlights exactly what’s wrong with the female body in public spaces – that we just can’t distinguish between nudity that is erotic and nudity that is irrelevant to sex. Continue reading