The picture is from Afghanistan '07. I missed out in '09, but will be back in June of 2011 doing medical evacuation missions (the worst month of the predicted worst year in the hottest region of the war - yipee). I started using my spare time sitting alert to research and write about uncovered topics.
Like how genetics and evolution shape our political natures. This idea first posited by Emerson has been validated by Alford & Hibbingâ€™s discovery that political orientation is about as heritable as any common psychological trait. Our political personalities are part of our overall personalities.
Think about this and then watch Steven Pinkerâ€™s Blank Slate talk and John Haidtâ€™s Moral roots of conservatism and liberalism.
Areas of Expertise
aviaton, Military bureaucracy, politicogenomics
An idea worth spreading
Conservatism and Liberalism may be highly influenced by social instincts that evovled before and after the "big bang" of human culture 60,000 years ago. The prior era was FOCUS ON THE FAMILY, the latter IT TAKES A VILLAGE (Two US slogans of the right and left)
I'm passionate about
The evolutionary origins of conservatism and liberalism
Talk to me about
Evolution of politcal genes