"Sinai and Synapses Fellowship" Tagged Content (Page 11)

"Sinai and Synapses Fellowship" Tagged Content (Page 11)

How much of "who we are" is determined by our genetic makeup?

Our Genes, Our Selves

As genetic technology continues to advance, what happens when we try to create or eliminate certain characteristics for our children? What are the potential unintended consequences with fiddling with our DNA? Should humans be “playing God”? Lisa Ortuno, a Sinai and Synapses Fellow, explores those questions through a series of interviews, asking several experts, “Are we more than our genes?”
Is Religion Evolutionarily Adaptive?

Is Religion Evolutionarily Adaptive?

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.