Monthly Archives: February 2013

We’ve come a long way

It’s tempting to think that the world is a pretty terrible place. And it’s tempting to think of yourself and your fellow human beings (OK, mainly your fellow human beings) as inclined to all evil and incapable of doing anything … Continue reading

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On ‘modesty’, the purpose of breasts, and other things.

A while ago, I read an article about the evolution of breasts. I’m not terribly interested in breasts, but the article nicely confirmed my suspicion that evolutionary psychology has very little do do with evolution or science in general and … Continue reading

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thrift shop sewing

Confession: I like buying loads of stuff in a way that still allows me to think of myself as a sustainable and non-materialistic kind of person. Which is why I like buying (1) second-hand things and (2) crafting supplies: I’m … Continue reading

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XPRAG 2013

It’s not exactly my field, but it’s still nice to be on the programme committee of the 5th Biennial Conference of Experimental Pragmatics: The 5th biennial Experimental Pragmatics conference will be held from September 4-6, 2013, at Utrecht University, Utrecht, … Continue reading

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