If humans have learned over eons that intercessory prayer doesn’t “work”, why do we keep doing it?
How would our religious perspective change if we discovered life on other planets?
Why are some sources of authority more alluring than others?
How can the workplace and our other social institutions help dispel the myth that everyone is just in it for themselves?
Does religion offer something special that science doesn’t?
Religion and science needn’t live in their own echo chambers. Rather, they can coexist in a meaningful way, both informing the other.
Religious people feel threatened by secular, scientific-worldview people, and secular people, conversely, feel threatened by religious thought. How do we find common ground?
We are “cooperative breeders,” since we do not raise our children by ourselves, but rely heavily on a range of others to help us.
While modern parents may bring complaints about infant crying to pediatricians, ancient parents turned to experts in magical arts.
One way to see the WEIRDness of Westerners is through their parenting practices.