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Of Several Things

Share/Bookmark This is Dr. Heaney’s final blog post One of the more courteous features of Western civilization is the respect it commonly affords deathbed statements. They may be wild and wacky, sometimes even profound, but they’re seldom dismissed out of … Continue reading

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Antagonists or Partners? Part 2

Share/Bookmark In my last post I argue that capitalism and socialism need not be opposed to one another, as capitalism is focused mainly on increasing resources or wealth, while socialism is focused more on their distribution. However, as encountered in the … Continue reading

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Economics through the eyes of a whole organism physiologist

Share/Bookmark Antagonists or Partners? There are two principal hormones that influence the concentration of sugar in the blood, insulin and glucagon. Insulin, familiar in the context of diabetes, lowers blood sugar, while glucagon, less well known, raises it. Beginning students … Continue reading

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