Religion can inspire and mobilize us as stewards of the earth rather than encourage our unsustainable status quo.
The ability to understand how emotions affect our and others’ decisions is a big part of spirituality.
How will our knowledge of the DNA-building process and our efforts to replicate it through technologies like the CRISPR system change our sense of self and the society around us?
David Borger Germann examines how the brain registers awe, and how we can bring this feeling to everyday experience, suffusing life with new interest and meaning.
How do our competing cognitive systems – one fast and one slow, as described by Daniel Kahneman – frame our experience of God?
As we discover more and more about the brain, will neuroscientific “explanations” about moral behavior become “excuses”? How “free” are we, and how would we even know?
How does empathy differ from compassion? What are the best strategies we should employ to influence one another to be more caring?
What do seeing oneself as a part of nature and seeing oneself as part of a massive demonstration have in common?
Science and Jewish religious tradition share the conviction that the world and the actions of human beings matter.
What does the discovery of the possibly habitable exoplanets around Trappist-1 mean? And how might this change our idea of our existence in the grand scheme of things?