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Rodin’s “The Thinker” Doesn’t Turn You Into an Atheist, After All

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Jun 6, 2017
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HumansMeaningPhilosophyReligion and Science
Rodin’s “The Thinker” Doesn’t Turn You Into an Atheist, After All

A few years ago, psychologists William Gervais and Ara Norenzayan published one of those eye-catching, headline-grabbing articles that can make an academic career. Specifically, they found that analytical thinking suppressed belief in God. This interesting effect held steady both for “trait” cognitive style (how analytically minded people are in their day-to-day lives) and for “state” cognitive style […]

John Templeton Foundation funds launch of ORBITER

ORBITER Staff
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Jun 5, 2017
John Templeton Foundation funds launch of ORBITER

Online Magazine to Explore The Intersection of Science and Meaning “Science,” Isaac Asimov once wrote, “gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” Asimov’s words have never been more true than in our time. ORBITER magazine, a new online home for the intellectually curious, launched this June, thanks to generous support from the John Templeton Foundation. […]