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Reality, truth and consequences

Truth and reality are not as obvious and easily established as we might think – especially in a world of diverse perspectives, …

Six Paths to Greater Empathy

Big Empathy is about expanding our empathy to embrace the suffering and well-being of more of life, more deeply, more competently, and …

Can research further political polarization?

New research into body odor recognition adds to research on psychological and brain characteristics distinguishing liberals from conservatives. Despite the socially constructed …

Another remarkable evolutionary voice

As many of you know, I find the evolutionary perspective to be one of the most meaningful, powerful, and instructive worldviews I’ve ever encountered. I find fascinating efforts to bring science, spirit, and everyday life together into a coherent …

Can Science be “Humanized”?

Howard Silverman of Ecotrust referred me to an article “Can Science be ‘Humanized’?” from Columbia Journalism Review http://bit.ly/KH8kf which is concerned with the struggle between science and the humanities in education and political life. The c…