Nancy E. Shaffer

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Nancy E. Shaffer has been an experimental psychologist, a philosopher, and a software developer. She taught history and philosophy of science at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec and the University of Nebraska Omaha.

Her philosophical work has appeared in the journal Philosophy of Science and her pop-culture philosophy website, All Things Philosophical on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel: the Series.

Her first novel, Dis/inhbition, turns a state university lab into an emotional crucible for exploring the complex relationship between a young neuroscientist and her mentor. Nancy is currently working on the first novel of a science fiction series, Aethersphere.

She currently resides in Tempe, Arizona.
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Middle-class in the age of COVID19

There has been a lot of talk lately about White privilege and its blinders, but I’d like to talk about Middle class privilege. In mid-March, the CEO of my employer sent home all employees not already working remotely. At the time, I found the move ridiculous and a little paranoid. I was barely following the COVID19 news. I barely follow the news. The news gives me anxiety at worst and bores me at

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Dis/inhibition

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Albert Einstein
“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It

“Life is a drag most of the time--birth, school, work, death.... I wish something magic would happen." --Aiden, "Blood and Chocolate”
A.C. Klause

Joyce Carol Oates
“I never change, I simply become more myself.”
Joyce Carol Oates, Solstice

Tatiana de Rosnay
“The more I read, the hungrier I become. Each book seemed promising, each page I turned offered an escapade, the allure of another world, other destinies, other dreams.”
Tatiana de Rosnay, The House I Loved

Frank McCourt
“You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.”
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