Religion vs. Evolution: Which Explains Which?
October 11, 2015
Evolutionists have a running theme that evolving humans invented religion for various evolutionary reasons.
Psychotherapy Effectiveness Exaggerated
October 4, 2015
It's depressing that psychotherapy inflates its effectiveness in treating depression.
Did Man Create God, or Vice Versa?
September 6, 2015
Another theory is making the rounds that social groups invented moralizing gods to keep people under control.
Conservatives Benefit Society
July 8, 2015
If many social ills derive from lack of self-control and poor judgment, governments should foster conservatism.
Science Should Be Politically Neutral
June 23, 2015
Why do all the mainstream science journals and reporters give a leftist slant? That's not very scientific.
Bioethics: Into the Storm Without an Anchor
June 14, 2015
On several fronts, scientists without a track record of ethical trustworthiness are pushing culture toward dangerous practices.
Theology Affects Society
May 17, 2015
One's beliefs about God affect everything from criminal justice to personal hope.
The Politics of Happiness
March 14, 2015
Sometimes scientists get it right, and sometimes they get it wrong. Humans are too complex to fit pet theories, but even scientists can notice what works.
Evolutionary Anthropology as Religion
February 5, 2015
There's something magical about believing in evolutionary anthropology: a sense of numinous awe at how much they don't know but believe might be possible.
Big Science Faces Credibility Gap
February 2, 2015
Many people skeptical of scientific consensus are not uninformed or scientifically illiterate, study shows.
Did Man Invent God?
December 14, 2014
A new study claims that religions with "moralizing gods" arise primarily in affluent nations.
Scientism Invades Politics, Morality, Religion
November 9, 2014
What some consider science is really scientism, a worldview that thinks everything in human experience is reducible to scientific laws.
Is Scientism Ready for E.T.?
October 12, 2014
In speculating about the impact of extraterrestrials on world religions, an author neglected the impact on his own.
Does Science Need Diversity Training?
October 5, 2014
One would think science would be concerned with facts, not with what special interest group searches for them.
Findings Spur New Ethical Challenges
September 16, 2014
Some researchers are pushing harder for human embryonic stem cells over induced pluripotent stem cells. Other news overlapping with ethics is noted in this entry.