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?
The ability to understand how emotions affect our and others’ decisions is a big part of spirituality.
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?
What do seeing oneself as a part of nature and seeing oneself as part of a massive demonstration have in common?
When does questioning spark joy, and when does it lead to frustration?