"It is more human to laugh at life than to lament it."
Evil is easy to identify and fight against; not so with stupidity.
Give yourself (and others) a break.
"Once quantum mechanics is applied to the entire cosmos, it uncovers a three-thousand-year-old idea."
It was originally recorded in the 1970s by cognitive psychologists Harry McGurk and John MacDonald.
To the Greek philosopher, all of our actions ultimately aim at our own pleasure.
Philosopher Slavoj Žižek argues that we often don't truly want to obtain what we think we desire.
Sight helps you see a room, but interoception lets you sense it from inside your own body.
"Carpe diem" was only one part of Horace's poem Odes 1.11.
The insanity of the academic job market laid out in numbers.
There is more consensus on what heaven looks like than hell.
A group of prominent scientists shares how research has changed them.
Surely they can't be worse...can they?
Mahāyāna is the most popular type of Buddhism in the world today.
There are different types of atheism and atheists. In general, they can be classified as the non-religious, the non-believers, and agnostics.
Being mortal makes life so much sweeter.
Is science for everyone, or just the morally upright?
Foster your own moments of mystery.
By exposing people to small doses of misinformation and encouraging them to develop resistance strategies, "prebunking" can fight fake news.
Recent discoveries about bodily awareness have changed how scientists think about the nature of consciousness.
Many have argued that morals are relative, but Russia's war crimes reveal the hollowness of that belief. Morality is universal and objective.