A Harvard psychologist says we group people into two broad categories: “moral agents” and “moral patients”; those who take action and those who receive the actions of others. “Both Hitler and Gandhi, for all their profound differences, are moral agents, whom we see as capable of deliberate morally freighted action, self-control, and planning. One used his moral power to inspire millions of his countrymen, of course, and the other to kill them. But their agency,” psychologist Kurt Gray argues, “is on some level first and foremost in our images of them.”
Looking back on our planet's early history offers a new (and less crazy) meaning for the idea of a "flat Earth."
According to the legendary investor, the best method is a blueprint for "extreme success.”
For generations, physicists have been searching for a quantum theory of gravity. But what if gravity isn't actually quantum at all?
Embedded in a cell phone or in accessories such as rings, bracelets or watches, the novel tools aim to make it easier to manage hypertension. But they must still pass several tests before hitting the clinic.
Is there a coastal area close to your heart? Imagine the water there 23 feet higher than it is now. Sea levels are rising, and it can be painful to […]