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Child Witches

What's behind children being cast as witches in Nigeria

The Conversation Africa | Posted 04.15.2016 | Home
The Conversation Africa

Utibe Effiong, University of Michigan The rescue of a two-year-old Nigerian child has attracted extensive social and online media coverage across th...

Like Alcohol, Religion Disinhibits Violence, Doesn't Cause It

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

Religions elicit peak experiences like mystic euphoria, submission, love and joy. They also elicit protective reactions like anger and fear, the emotions most likely to underlie violence.