Posts tagged with ‘Morality’

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Is Religion Evolutionarily Adaptive?

Connor Wood argues that religion’s evolutionary adaptiveness (or lack thereof) shouldn’t have the slightest bearing on the epistemic credibility of religious beliefs, or the ultimate goodness of religion.

This Week in Science and Morality – 4/13/15

Understanding the brains of killers, using “religious liberty” to encourage tolerance, and the possible historical link between affluence and moral religions – here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.

This Week in Science and Morality – 3/30/15

Right and wrong in 2115, whether our rights come from God or the state, and where religion fits into the morality of climate change — here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.

This Week in Science and Morality – 3/24/15

How being moral helps a company’s bottom line, what “the mind of God” truly cares about, and how our eyes reflect our moral choices — here’s what’s new in science and morality.

To Overcome Evil, We Need to Rethink Shame

Rev. Dr. Gawain de Leeuw, an Episcopal priest in White Plains, suggests that perhaps evil is rooted in our need to cover up that which threatens to make us discardable and invisible.

This Week in Science and Morality – 3/16/15

Moral robots, strengthening morality through biological enhancement, and the science of forgiveness and gratitude — here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.

This Week in Science and Morality – 3/9/15

The mentality of mass murder, how religion can foster climate denial and why the Catholic Church is saying “capital punishment must end” — here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.

This Week in Science and Morality – 3/2/15

Why your heroes weren’t so great, whether violence can be moral, and whether right and wrong is a question of fact or opinion — here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.