James Lovelock is a true maverick. Throughout a long career in science, he has stubbornly refused to be confined, and has sometimes shifted his thinking radically, to the chagrin of his colleagues.

Lovelock was born into a lower-class family who lacked the means to send him to university. He was…

Prior to 1950, it was generally assumed that “civilization” began in 3,500 BCE, in Mesopotamia or Ancient Egypt. Before that date, historians implied, humans were little more than hapless, grunting ape-like creatures, engaged in hunting and gathering or rudimentary agriculture. Then, in the late 1950s, James Mellaart began excavating a…

Jeffrey Joe Miller, MA — Clinical Psychology

Author of No Solid Ground: Renewable Contentment and Sustainable Happiness in an Age of Uncertainty.

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