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This Guy Raps About Climate Change, And Bill Nye Loves Him

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 05.10.2016 | Green

Even the most political hip-hop songs don't typically delve into the intricacies of policy reform. Canadian rapper Baba Brinkman knows that. He raps a...

Some Musical Notes on Baba's Brinksmanship

Greg Cootsona | Posted 12.02.2016 | Religion
Greg Cootsona

"What's the original origin of religion? Is it teleology? Agency detection? Theory of mind, or anthropomorphism?" (Baba Brinkman, "Byproduct to Benefi...

Rappin' Religion's Solution to the Puzzle of Human Cooperation

Kelly James Clark | Posted 11.10.2016 | Religion
Kelly James Clark

Religion is more like a feather than a belly button. Like a feather, it may have accidentally evolved and initially served no useful purpose, but, given time and changing circumstances, it allowed increasingly cooperative humans to fly.

A Rabbi's Review of 'The Rap Guide to Religion'

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

"You've probably never thought about the evolutionary origins of religion before. And if you have, you certainly haven't heard it rapped before."

Don't Sleep With Mean People: The Allure of Badness and the Power of THAT Rolling Stone cover.

Rob Brooks | Posted 09.18.2013 | Media
Rob Brooks

Don't sleep with narcissists, manipulators or psychopaths. Great advice we wish our mother had given us when we were young. And yet there is no denying the lust-inducing appeal of the right level of badness.