Category Archives: Apes and Language

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Insurance and the Safety Net

Nowadays, when Bow and I look out on the backyard we see our dog Leo lounging on the trampoline. But there was a time not long ago, when Sword and Bow used to play on that trampoline together. I mentioned … Continue reading

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Primates and Primatologists

Primates and Primatologists Note: This is a Vlog Post. The text comes from the video embedded below. It is in a spoken register of English. I have a lot of comments on my videos, especially the videos of Bow. And … Continue reading

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Oh, Beautiful, for Pilgrim Feet!

I support all people’s right to use whatever mode of transportation works to achieve whatever goal they have set for themselves. I support their right to do so at their own expense. I am entirely opposed to subsidized transportation of whatever sort, because not only does that violate our property rights, it ultimately affects our ability to take the less beaten path. Continue reading

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A Comparative Review of “Someday, Someday, Maybe”

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This is going to be not so much a review, but a sort of free association starting with the fact that I just finished reading Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham.  Did I like the book? Yes. Was it easy … Continue reading

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Reciprocity and Turn Taking in Love

No love is selfless. Love is its own reward and is tied directly to the reward center of the brain, Continue reading

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Can You Forgive? Another song from The Debt Collector

“Can You Forgive” is a very important song that appears in the third act of The Debt Collector, a libertarian musical composed by Daniel Carter and written by me. Victoria Trestrail, playing the role of Lottie Lark with great effect, … Continue reading

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Fall Leaves Changing Colors

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When we cannot travel, it’s good to live in a beautiful place. Continue reading

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Chimpanzee Development: Age Three through Five

[This article was first published on Hubpages in 2008. It has been deemed idle, and so is now republished on pubWages] Bow’s Development: Age Three Through Five Sword and Bow on trampoline (2005) When Bow was three years old, he … Continue reading

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A Young Chimpanzee’s Growth and Development

When baby chimpanzees are cross-fostered in a human home, the result is an enculturated chimpanzee. Project Bow was founded in order to show that chimpanzees can not only acquire human language, but are also capable of literacy. Read this article about Bow to see how it all began. Continue reading

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Bedtime Stories: Of Dust and Strings and Everything

[Note: This article was first published on Hubpages in 2008. It has been deemed idle and de-indexed, so I am republishing it here.] My daughter received a copy of The Golden Compass for Christmas from old family friends. I would probably not … Continue reading

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