The Meaning of Life, Natural Science, and Belief in Religion
A researcher (biochemist and university professor emeritus) explains our true being and the world since the big bang.
M. Pollan: "Don't Buy Any Food You've Ever Seen Advertised"
In light of the processed food industry’s vast spending on marketing, Pollan advises to be wary of any food that is advertised.
Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows. Carnism
Dr. Melanie Joy explains "Carnism", the psychological phenomenon behind why we eat certain meat and reject others.
Religion and a New Environmental Ethic
John Grim and Mary Evelyn Tucker discuss their view regarding a new relationship between religion and the new environment ethic.
What Makes a Good Life?
Lessons from the longest study on happiness by psychiatrist Robert Waldinger in "What makes a good life?"
How Marketers Manipulate Us
Psychological Manipulation in Advertising
Everything You Think You Know About Addiction is Wrong
Johann Hari spent three years researching the war on drugs; along the way, he discovered that addiction is not what we think it is
Hinduism Q & A: Why Do we eat Vegetarian Food?
Swami Nikhilanand provides a quick and clear answer to the question why vegetarian food is important in Hinduism.
Food for thought: How your belly controls your brain
Our bellies and brains are connected. The state of our intestines can alter the way our brains work, giving a whole new meaning to 'Food for thought".