Nature versus nurture, Part II.

Last week, I waxed poetic about my feelings on the matter of Nature vs. Nurture... I think it's pretty clear that I value Nurture far more than Nature.  But, do I?  Am I simply justifying this path I'm considering in the face of mounting odds? Am I simply justifying this path I'm considering... out of … Continue reading Nature versus nurture, Part II.

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Nature versus nurture.

I bet this idea, nature versus nurture, falls into the category of conventional wisdom as much as it does scientific observation.  It's a real thing, a huge consideration in the course of everyday life.  How much of what makes us is genetic, how much is taught to us by the environment we live in?  The … Continue reading Nature versus nurture.