Monday, November 19, 2012

Homo Insipiens Pepenensis

The Devolution of Man


Tecumseh said...

If an average citizen from Athens of 1000BC were to appear suddenly among us, he or she would be among the brightest and most intellectually alive of our colleagues and companions, with a good memory, a broad range of ideas and a clear-sighted view of important issues.

Sad, but true. It's been (mostly) downhill since then.

Tecumseh said...

Case study: The wonderfully named David Clutterbuck, a British writer who has written a number books on the subject, offers the following sensible advice on inter-gender mentoring: “Sexual tensions between the two can inhibit the relationship and make it less rewarding than mentoring between two of the same sex.”