on the origin of strangeness

The Questionably ‘Rational Animal’
Mary Ntalianis

As humans, we have always prided ourselves on our rationality. Since Aristotle defined us as ‘rational animals’, philosophers have praised humans for their logic and reason. Carl Linnaeus, the father of modern taxonomy, christened us Homo sapiens, or ‘wise man’.

15 October 2017
Parents From Hell
Mary Ntalianis

Ah, Tasmania. The butt of jokes from smog-loving mainlanders and regularly omitted from the world map, it’s Australia’s often forgotten state.

18 July 2017