Case in point is the so-called “prison planet” hypothesis, which posits that humans are actually an alien species banished to Earth because we just couldn’t behave in our original alien utopia.
The topic is most thoroughly addressed in , a “scientific evaluation of the evidence” that was self-published by a Dr. Silver is repeatedly described as a “US ecologist” anywhere the book is mentioned, but I was unable to find any scholarly research published by Silver, who is supposedly working to clean plastic debris from the Pacific.
For the rickety wooden classrooms here have just been assigned a second role as the barracks for one of the new military units recently dispatched into the country's most violent districts; a last ditch effort to stem the daily toll of death and bloodshed.
It is a sign of desperate times in Honduras, the most dangerous country on the planet outside a full-fledged war zone.
Self-limiting attitudes keep us from reaching our capabilities, thus preventing us from realizing the true realm of possibilities at our fingertips.
Mental and emotional blockades leave us feeling locked up, inhibit self-improving actions and suppress our ability to aim higher.
The murder rate reached an unenviable global high of 85 for every 100,000 residents last year, and is on course to reach 90 per 100,000 in 2013.
The question of how to tackle this epidemic of gang and drug violence, which exploded after Honduras became the key staging post for cocaine smuggling from South America to the US, is the overwhelming issue facing the candidates in next Sunday's presidential elections.
Humans spend a lot of time thinking about our species’ origins. Of course, not all answers to these questions are equally valid, but sometimes they lead to some pretty interesting speculations.
" are common to most religions, and are some of the fundamental motivations of scientific inquiry.
Do you ever feel as though you are a prisoner even though you are not behind bars?