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Religion vs. Evolution: Which Explains Which?

Evolutionists have a running theme that evolving humans invented religion for various evolutionary reasons.

Psychotherapy Effectiveness Exaggerated

It's depressing that psychotherapy inflates its effectiveness in treating depression.

Did Man Create God, or Vice Versa?

Another theory is making the rounds that social groups invented moralizing gods to keep people under control.

Conservatives Benefit Society

If many social ills derive from lack of self-control and poor judgment, governments should foster conservatism.

Science Should Be Politically Neutral

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

On several fronts, scientists without a track record of ethical trustworthiness are pushing culture toward dangerous practices.

Theology Affects Society

One's beliefs about God affect everything from criminal justice to personal hope.

The Politics of Happiness

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

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

Many people skeptical of scientific consensus are not uninformed or scientifically illiterate, study shows.

Did Man Invent God?

A new study claims that religions with "moralizing gods" arise primarily in affluent nations.

Scientism Invades Politics, Morality, Religion

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.?

In speculating about the impact of extraterrestrials on world religions, an author neglected the impact on his own.

Does Science Need Diversity Training?

One would think science would be concerned with facts, not with what special interest group searches for them.

Findings Spur New Ethical Challenges

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.
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