Culture & Religion

Half of evangelicals believe Trump is anointed by God

A recent survey also found that political messaging from the pulpit increased the likelihood of believing presidents to be ordained by God.

Videos

Why demonizing Trump supporters destroys democracy

There are ways to engage with someone with whom you don't agree.

Politics & Current Affairs

3 questions to ask yourself next time you see a graph, chart, or map

Start by reading the title, looking at the labels and checking the caption. If these are not available – be very wary.

Strange Maps

Why Trump's Palestine map is important

Trump's Middle East peace plan contains the first map of a Palestinian state that 'Israel can live with'.

Culture & Religion

The ​'Motte & Bailey' meme reveals what's wrong with political arguments in 2020

This medieval-themed meme highlights a shady yet all too common rhetorical move people make in arguments.

Coronavirus

Why ‘Christian nationalists’ are less likely to wear masks and social distance

In a recent study, researchers examined how Christian nationalism is affecting the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Politics & Current Affairs

Why Trump might soon make (some) scientists very happy

The White House is reportedly considering an executive order that would open up public access to scientific research.

Strange Maps

Why the U.S. has had more vice presidents than presidents

Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.

Culture & Religion

What does the red pill really show you?

Neo's superhuman powers were only inside of The Matrix. The outside world offered a different reality.

Culture & Religion

3 highlights from Penn Jillette's Big Think interview on 2020, cancel culture, and friendship

The renowned magician recently joined Big Think CEO and cofounder Victoria Brown for a wide-ranging discussion.

Politics & Current Affairs

The world on a billionaire’s budget

Who needs student loans, health care and mortgages?

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