Blog by Genevieve Vaughan

Guest blog by Heide Goettner-Abendroth – 10/14/2016

Communal child raising is as old as humanity and not at all a new idea. The problems came with the nuclear family that started with the industrial revolution more than 200 years ago. Before that child raising in extended families… Read More

Isn’t the puzzle a gift-abstraction? – 08/30/2016

I have been watching my 18 month old grand daughter play. She does some jigsaw puzzles with two or three large pieces. She takes the pieces out, then tries to fit them back in. Isn’t the puzzle a gift-abstraction? It has parts that stick out and have to be fitted into the appropriate places that… Read More

Is there a ‘foundational difference’ between women’s moral thinking and men’s? – 08/23/2016

“Whether there could be a gendered difference in moral thought seems to raise the question of whether there’s a foundational difference between some parts of women’s thinking and some of men’s. To say that the question of gendered differences… Read More

New Blog by Genevieve Vaughan – 08/5/2016

I decided to start this blog August 1, 2016, the day of Lammas, the pagan festival of the harvest. I am in Austin, Texas and this is also the 50th anniversary of the first individual-mass killing in the USA, which happened when ex marine… Read More