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Clinton Is Not a Stronger Candidate Than Bernie Sanders

Liam Miller | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics
Liam Miller

You can see that crisis of understanding taking place in American politics, and it applies to those who cover it just as much as it applies to the elected officials they cover. They all seem to be saying, "how can this guy be doing so well? Everything we know about politics tells us he can't."

Rethinking the Exodus

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 03.22.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

Filmmaker Tim Mahoney has spent the last twelve years exploring the state of our collective understanding of the evidence (or lack thereof) of the Biblical Exodus. He has traveled the globe and spoken to the world's leading experts on the topic.

Getting Real About Brain Science: A Challenge to the Current Model

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.01.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

It's time to make up our minds about the brain.  Every day, it seems, neuroscience announces new findings that uncover more and more of the brain's secrets. The day cannot be far off, we are told, when the deepest mystery of all -- how the brain produces consciousness -- will be solved.

Paradigm Shifts, the New and the Old

Said Elias Dawlabani | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics
Said Elias Dawlabani

A system proves it's in the decay stage when small changes no longer move our economy forward. In worse cases, old remedies only add toxicity to the current mess.

The God Who Sings Creation

Rev. Kenneth Tanner | Posted 04.15.2014 | Religion
Rev. Kenneth Tanner

If I believe in the resurrection of the dead, it is not that hard to believe that God could make the universe in 144 hours. If this same God chose to...

Right-Brain, Left-Brain is Dead; Long Live Bernbachism

Nick Jefferson | Posted 02.02.2014 | Business
Nick Jefferson

He is the sober, cold light of day that reminds us that no matter how 'inspired' last night's conversation in the pub, we've now actually got to something about it.

How Did We Learn to Love Gay People So Quickly?

Derek Penwell | Posted 06.02.2013 | Religion
Derek Penwell

The number of Americans now in favor of legalizing same gender marriage has risen to 58 percent with 36 percent against -- a stunning reversal of attitude over the past nine years.

Be Fruitful and Replicate: Facing the Crisis of Confidence in Science, Especially Psychological Science

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Marshall P. Duke

Unless science gets its house in order, we will have no more credibility than that handful of "satisfied users" of the exercise equipment whose abs are now "six packs" or that 43-year-old worker from Everycity, USA who lost 75 pounds eating "fat-burning donuts."

The Role of Science and Politics in Public Policy Decision Making

William Pierce | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
William Pierce

Should science triumph all other considerations? Or should it be one of the factors considered when making decisions?

Trayvon Martin is a Victim of Selective Perception

BJ Gallagher | Posted 06.11.2012 | Crime
BJ Gallagher

"We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are," wrote French diarist Anais Nin. This is not just true of George Zimmerman, the Florida man...

Michael Skapinker: Business Has Not Yet Found Its Copernicus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Over the past 30 years, business schools taught the virtues of the free market. Academic researchers teased out its characteristics. The market provid...

Is Science Just a New Religion?

Cara Santa Maria | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cara Santa Maria

Once intelligent design squeezes its way into the pages following evolution in our biology books, we might as well add astrology to our astrophysics lectures and toss some alchemy into the chemistry lab.