Will Science Save Us? From What?

The late neurologist and bestselling author Oliver Sacks—he wrote The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (1985) and one of his books became the Robin Williams/Robert De Niro film Awakenings(1990)—offered some late-in-life reflections recently in a posthumously published essay. (Sacks died of cancer … Continued

Digging Out

There are two tragedies in life, to paraphrase the famous line from George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman. One is to fail to gain your heart’s desire. The other…is to gain it. Mountaineer Cory Richards, pictured above in this famous selfie, … Continued