How trustworthy are DNA and other crime scene tests?
Reason, empiricism and skepticism are not virtues of science alone
The moralistic motivations of ISIS
What do we mean by “natural”?
Just because we don't know everything doesn't mean we know nothing
The arc of the moral universe really is bending toward progress
What the living dead can teach us about ancient prejudices
Who believes in conspiracy theories—and why
Are democracies less warlike?
I just witnessed an event so mysterious that it shook my skepticism
How the survivor bias distorts reality
Should action on the climate be just another line item in the budget?
The American dream is not dead yet
Does deterrence prohibit the total abolishment of nuclear weapons?
Before all learning, an infant's mind has a sense of right and wrong
When are we most (and least) likely to lie?
What does the magnificence of the universe have to do with God?
Where do nonhuman mammals fit in our moral hierarchy?