Philosopher Tim Crane believes religion can be a rational, “intelligible human reaction to the mystery of the world.”
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A popular physicist shares why he believes that the deepest nature of reality is hidden from us.
If people who experience near-death experiences have less fear of death, could an out-of-body experience through virtual simulation lead to the same result?
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 […]