Philosophy professor and Buddhist scholar Evan Thompson discusses the concepts behind his latest book, Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy.
Every year in Japan, a giant penis festival is held, while in America, Chrissy Teigen's nipple is banned. When will we get over our sexual Puritanism?
Growing older and accepting death can make you value your life or cause you to scream and run the entire time.
Liberals and conservatives unite when thinking of America's Golden Age — a fictionalized time whose history we constantly rewrite.
June 21 is International Yoga Day, a move sponsored by the Indian prime minister — and quickly capitalized upon by the Indian tourism board.
A spiritual practice helps us learn about ourselves. It's also a great way to make money.
Psychedelics are showing promising results in helping a wide variety of ailments. But can they also result in addiction?
Psychedelics like psilocybin and LSD are being researched again after a 40-year hiatus, and the results are promising, from both a scientific and spiritual perspective.
Puritanism is not dead yet; the religious assumption of a nuclear family persists. Culturally, we’ve made great gains in same-sex marriage over the past half-decade, yet oddly the roles of women, in workplace pay...
Ideas about religion can be so powerful that people can’t endorse them without giving up a part of their identity. It’s the same thing with diets.