The case for scientific humanism
A looming crisis and how to avert it
Education and birth control are slowly making the politics less relevant
Why the singular of “data” is not “anecdote”
Why do people die by suicide?
The limitations of personal genome service testing
A follow up to my Scientific American column on consciousness, free will and God…the final mysteries?
Are consciousness, free will and God insoluble mysteries?
Google as a window into our private thoughts
The rise of the atheists
Are we living in a post-truth world?
Science reveals our deepest purpose
Why “outcasting” works better than violence
Does it come from talent, hard work—or luck?
Is belief in aliens a religious impulse?
The roots of the current campus madness
Kim Jong-un's increasing threats bring to mind the world's only nuclear attack, which happened 72 years ago this week
Private thoughts and public acts