Nostalgia Bias

Nostalgia Bias

How often to we read the phrase "... was better when I was a kid", or "... was the best time to grow up", or something to that effect? I call this Nostalgia Bias. For some reason the ages between six and nine are a time that many of us latch onto. Whether it is [...]

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

   So the longest night of the year is almost upon us. Put yourself in the place of ancient people, who's only source of light was fire on these short waning Autumn nights. In the coldest areas of the Northern Hemisphere, fire not only provided light by life-giving heat. On the longest night of the [...]