Archive for Blank Slate theory

“Evolutionary Cultural Ecology” (ECE)—Let’s Look at Its Connection to Bowlbian Attachment Theory

Occasionally I’ll write a post that mainly serves my research needs: To summarize and record information concerning a particular topic. This is one such post. In my last post I looked at the edited volume entitled Traditions of Systems Theory—Major Figures and Contemporary Developments, edited by Darrell Arnold (2014). Chapter fourteen in Traditions of Systems […]

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Reaction to “Origins of Attachment” (part III)

Welcome to part III of my reaction to the 2014 book Origins of Attachment co-written by Beatrice Beebe and Frank Lachmann. This will be the final part in this series. It’s a bit long but I wanted to wrap things up. Let me ask you this question: Why is it that you cannot tickle yourself? […]

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COMMENT: Liberals Suck, Conservatives Are Morons … Any Questions? (part II of II)

Before we begin I’d like to acknowledge a milestone. This is the 200th blog post here at the Bowlby Less Traveled blog site. Thanks to all who contributed along the way and helped to make BLT a wealth of information concerning Bowlbian attachment theory, for, against, and around. Welcome to part II of a two-part […]

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Understanding the Growing Resentment Directed Toward Biology and Nature—The Philosophy of John Searle

In an earlier blog post I mentioned a book by Robin Dunbar and his colleagues entitled Evolutionary Psychology. Dunbar et al. draw heavily from the work of philosopher John Searle. Using Searle’s work as a background, Dunbar et al. make an observation that stunned me. Consider the following quote: Searle argues that language and ToM […]

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Digital Skeptic or Analog Celebrant … Which Frame Would You Choose? (part two of two)

Welcome to part two. Let me see if I can get you up to speed. In part one I talked about two frames: digital skeptic and digital celebrant. Simply, digital skeptics view the rise of the digital age with a fair bit of caution and reserve. On the other hand, digital celebrants, well, celebrate the […]

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