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.
Jonathan Morgan and Connor Wood discuss their new research about religion, cognitive styles, and intuition.
A “reasonable” person killed three people — and that fact should scare any of us who think pure rationality can make our world better.
While some people think of science and religion as being inherently in conflict, I think it’s because they tend to define “religion” as “blind acceptance and complete certainty about silly, superstitious fantasies.” Quite honestly, if that’s what religion really was, I wouldn’t be religious! In fact, it’s not “religion” in general, but that particular definition of religion that is so often in conflict with science. Instead, my experience with Judaism has been that it embraces science quite easily. So why is that?