Pseudoscience is science’s shadow.
Did traditional Chinese thought pave the way for the philosophy of Maoism?
When faced with too many choices, many of us freeze — a phenomenon known as "analysis paralysis." Why? Isn't choice a good thing?
"A cheap loan is beyond all new destiny." Does that mean anything to you?
From machines to animals, there are many kinds of possible minds.
Safety through technology is no bad thing—Nietzsche himself sought doctors and medicines throughout his life—but it can become pathological.
Is college worth it? This question may seem a no-brainer, but there are many reasons why it is worthy of serious deliberation. Here are three.
There is a lot of truth in the ancient wisdom found in almost all religions. Love really is the answer to most problems.
Elastic thinking can reveal the assumptions that hamstring our ability to solve seemingly intractable problems.
What responsibility do social media companies like Twitter have to free speech? It depends on whether they are "landlords" or "publishers."
You can’t control external threats, but you can manage how you prepare and respond to the risk.
Moral dilemmas reveal the limitations of ethical principles. Oddly, the most principled belief system might not have any principles at all.
When was the last time you spent some quality time with yourself?
Catholic sisters outnumber priests and religious on every continent.
A large study concludes that people who grew up in rural areas are superior at navigation, likely because cities tend to be less complex.
If we are wreaking havoc on ourselves and the world, it is because we have become mesmerized by a mechanistic, reductionist way of thinking.
Will all robots think like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg?
Not only that, but AI learns what type of faces we like.
I hate grading. I love teaching, though, and giving students feedback is teaching.
There is much more to the Kama Sutra than just sex. It's a guide to anyone wanting more pleasure in life, however they take it.
The attitude we take to Will Smith's slap will mirror our attitudes to violence, masculinity, and protecting others more generally.
Modern applications of Stoicism show up in unexpected places, from the latest techniques in psychotherapy to texts on Christian theology.
“It’s not a secret that legal language is very hard to understand. It's borderline incomprehensible a lot of the time.”
Outrage is a useful emotion that helped our ancient ancestors survive. Today, it leaves us feeling angry, tired, powerless, and miserable.
The ranking is encouragingly diverse, with the top 10 featuring representation from five regions.