Derek Beres, a Los Angeles-based author, music producer, and yoga/fitness instructor, looks at a range of issues affecting the world's various spiritual communities in an attempt to sift through hyperbole and find truly universal solutions to prevalent issues facing humanity in the 21st century.
A Kentucky photograph appears to show a soul leaving a body. Why do our brains assign metaphysical meaning to blurs?
Considering the recent Baton Rouge police shooting, the Middle-Eastern migration crisis, and the spike in extremism worldwide, it seems religion certainly isn’t helping. Where metaphysics trumps physical reality,...
Wilt Chamberlain dominated basketball. Yet given the chance to improve one critical element of his game, he let popular opinion override physics.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent out over a thousand letters warning public schools away from this creationist propaganda.
Humans like to believe evolution implies progress. As Stephen Jay Gould notes, Darwin warned of this misunderstanding. We may be better at adapting to our present, regrettable circumstances.
While people treat bread like the devil, Michael Pollan thinks it might just be our impatience creating the real issue.
Hash-tag capitalism, paid posts, and transparent (but not honest) sponsored captions - will this social media influencer trend ever end?
Sebastian Junger takes a big-picture look at depression, PTSD, and the importance of the tribe in his new book.
In Queer Virtue, gay Episcopal priest Elizabeth M. Edman argues for a new take on this old religion.
The gun industry is in the business of selling its products. Exploiting our belief system is part of its corporate model.