Instead of writing off the enemy as evil animals who are motivated by greed or mental illness, an anthropologist actually tries to understand where ISIS is coming from, so as to better interpret their motives.
The moral questions surrounding technological advances that advance life, maximizing goodness using reason and logic, and the complicated nature of goodness and power — here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.
Whether Dzhokar Tsarnev had free will, how “Star Wars” explores and subverts Christian themes, and the constant battle of America’s culture wars — here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.
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.
The good things we can learn from psychopaths, the different ways we talk about God vs. facts, and robot ethics — here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.
Sacrifice necessarily implies a level of altruism towards others, a commitment to a larger organization, and devotion to a greater cause. But there can be a dark side to these values, as well.
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.
Complexities from Indiana’s RFRA law, finding toxic employees before they are hired, and how millenials view sexual ethics — here’s what’s new in science and morality this week.
Our reaction to Trevor Noah or Lena Dunham is not so much about them as it is about us.
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.