To lessen gun deaths, we need to truly feel our fear and anger. And then we need to be able to do research on potential effective ways to do so, even in our current political climate.
The policy action response—vis-à-vis that of “thoughts and prayers”—suggests a rejection of religion for solving the gun violence epidemic in the U.S. But it’s a bit more complicated and more faith-full than it appears upon first glance.
Topics such as human evolution and climate change are of interest to me – but the very act of tweeting about them comes across as politically or religiously motivated.
This interview between Isaac Alderman and Chris Cotter highlights the aspects of the science/religion debate that are particular to America.
White evangelicals tend to support pushing back certain provisions of the ACA, or eliminating it altogether, for at least three reasons particular to their religious group.
On one level, evidence is what scientists use to discover truth. But there’s another profession that uses evidence, too: lawyers. And they each use evidence in different ways.
New ways of meeting and keeping in contact with each other, such as social media, present us with a whole new set of information on which we can base our judgments of others.
In today’s society, ideas have transformed into identity.
Don’t assume that “religious = conservative” and “scientific = liberal.”
Despite the change around me, what is true and what is right has not changed, and some truths are not dependent on people to give them value.