There goes an egg, sailing across the living room to smash into a sideboard. What do you think — time to call Ghostbusters? Fodor had first become interested in the paranormal while working as a journalist in New York City. The psychological perspective Fodor brought to the case made good sense for a professional man of his era. In other words, Fodor had the misfortune to be living in interesting times.
When Teacups, Burning Lumps of Coal and Eggs Flew Through the Air
A leading figure in the study of human fossils , he became President of the Royal Anthropological Institute. The latter role stimulated his interest in the subject of human evolution, leading to the publication of his book A New Theory of Human Evolution, in which he supported the idea of group selection. Where others had postulated that physical separation could provide a barrier to interbreeding, allowing groups to evolve along different lines, Keith introduced the idea of cultural differences as providing a mental barrier, emphasising territorial behaviour, and the concept of the 'in-group' and 'out-group'.
My dear Robinson, It was to your account of a West-Country legend that this tale owes its inception. For this and for your help in the details all thanks. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table.