The psychological need for understanding the world is joined by two other needs that underlie conspiracism—feeling safe, and belonging to social groups that affirm or encourage self-respect.
When your mask limits your ability to communicate clearly, perhaps you could let that moment remind you of the countless souls whose voices are never heard.
Science fiction provides us insight into how Muslim societies perceive themselves – and they see possibilities for the future.
How does play help us understand the rules of the game for both science and religion? How can they help us better understand and create more joy in the work that we do?
Morality-as-cooperation is pushing researchers in moral psychology to think more rigorously about the evolutionary background and specific processes that might give rise to moral sentiments.
We’re not even aware of how often it is that we use the scientific process to make decisions in our lives – even in our faith lives.
The creativity that named us partners with God to protect creation has been essential in our efforts to reclaim and restore what our previous arrogance wrought.
When you use God to explain all the things that you can’t currently understand, then you are setting God up to be gone one day, when we do understand those things.
Arvin Gouw and Ted Peters discuss how they have maintained their faith despite taking on careers that center around inquiry and skepticism.
Is science driving emerging adults from religion? Our Sinai and Synapses Fellows discuss.