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The Importance of Existence: the Natural and the Supernatural

Connor Ryan | Posted 11.09.2013 | Arts
Connor Ryan

The claim that something is, is to claim that something can be. To say that there is an is, is to say that it is possible to exist. Therefore in the p...

Edward Snowden and the Knowledge That Enslaves Us

George Elerick | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
George Elerick

In the current Information Age, knowledge has become the trading commodity par excellence. In the instance of knowledge being that which transcends human value, this NSA event is one prime example.

What Is Science?

Mario Livio | Posted 11.05.2012 | Science
Mario Livio

The continuous attempts by various pseudosciences to gain respectability as scientific theories constitute, in my humble opinion, a clear and present danger. To understand the difference between genuine science and pseudoscience, let's examine the ingredients of the scientific method.

Is Science 'Forever Tentative' and 'Socially Constructed'? No Way!

David H. Bailey | Posted 08.07.2012 | Science
David H. Bailey

One broad criticism is that post-modernist scholars work almost entirely from outside the realm of real scientific research. Unlike predecessors such as Kuhn and Popper, most do not have substantial scientific training and/or credentials.

Obsessed With Success: David Brooks Warns of Cultural Decline

Nicole Glass | Posted 06.24.2012 | College
Nicole Glass

This fixation we have on productivity is an epidemic that is destroying character and transforming men into automatons.

A Post-Quantum World

Vlatko Vedral | Posted 04.25.2012 | Science
Vlatko Vedral

Maybe in order to explain the existence of life we need to come up with another theory of physics -- something going well beyond quantum physics.

A Kabbalistic View Of Evolution

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 06.10.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

It is widely supposed that Charles Darwin's theory of the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection is as correct and certified as the laws of g...

How Would the Right Know It's Wrong?

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

Whether they're cynical postures or sincere beliefs doesn't matter: ruthless opposition and dingbat delusions are the currency of right-wing success, and sand in the gears of democracy.