C-section

The Apex of Technological Birth

In many places, birth by emergency surgery–the C-section–is increasingly the norm. Part three in a series on technological childbirth.

Epidural

The Death of Natural Childbirth

The second part of a series on childbirth examines how natural birth has been systematically disabled, at the cost of bonding and health.

Complexity

The Problems of Prediction, Part 2

Our overconfidence in our predictive abilities can be traced to the simple fact that the universe is infinitely complex.