Monthly Archives: February 2014

Beasts: What Animals Can Teach Us about the Origins of Good and Evil.

This is the title of my new book that is just about to be published by Bloomsbury.  Some people are bothered by the title.  “How can humans learn about good and evil from animals?” they ask.  These are usually people … Continue reading

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Cold Blooded Murder of a Young Giraffe

I don’t like any zoo, but I am especially outraged by the action of the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark on Sunday (February 9).  I am hardly alone:  More than 27,000 people signed a “save Marius petition,” when the zoo announced … Continue reading

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