“It is healthy and normal to be afraid of death."
No, Gandhi did not single-handedly bring about Indian independence. Pacifism alone usually gets you killed.
People discovered prehistoric fossils long before Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species." The remains of these unknown creatures often puzzled their discoverers.
Dante’s epic journey through hell and heaven reveal how the poet felt about his own country.
These core teachings make an ideal starting point for exploring Buddhist philosophy.
Gods and angels have been replaced with hi-tech extraterrestrials.
A new online religion is spreading misinformation and phony products.
Unlock the paradoxes of life through poetic realism.
“Why are you unhappy? Because 99.9 percent of everything you think, and of everything you do, is for yourself — and there isn’t one.”
Once a cosmopolitan faith, Islam valued intellectualism and modernity. It was derailed by various geopolitical and religious forces.
Spiritual experiences can be explained in terms of a highly evolved brain. But they also can be extremely meaningful.
Before Constantine received his history-defining vision, a pagan Sun god paved the way for Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into the Eternal City.
Man does not live by measurement alone.
We know that everything changes, but we long for something more permanent.
De-urbanized lifestyles can be aligned with basic Taoist principles — and remote workers are starting to feel the connection.
How one man's divine dream became a poultry-shaped reality.
Adolescents actively shape the transformation of religion and become the bearers of new religious patterns, worldviews, and values.
Zombies aren't a modern-day obsession. Throughout history, fear of the undead led to bizarre burial rituals all over the world.
At this event, you’ll be around to hear the eulogy.
Modern robotics are creating a kind of cultural paradox, where the best religion is the one that eventually involves no humans at all.
Brian C. Muraresku, New York Times best-selling author of "The Immortality Key," unpacks ancient evidence for the widespread ritual use of psychoactive plants.
Yoga is more than just standing on your head. It's about uniting with the divine.
Some would say AI is immortal and all-knowing — Godlike, even.
How can you fit a camel through a needle?
Science cannot help us understand or describe first-person experience. Zen koans are a powerful form for helping us reach that description.
Queen Calafia seems like she could have sprung from the pages of a modern fantasy novel.