Humans find great meaning in transcending our physical and mental limitations and tapping into enhanced states of consciousness. When we do so we are expressing an impulse that has been inherent in the evolutionary process from the big bang onw
Creativity is one of the enduring mysteries of the universe. How does something more keep coming from something less?
From cosmological to biological to cultural evolution the universe appears to be getting more and more creative as it evolves
We’ve been taught that evolution is a cruel and vicious struggle in which only the ruthless survive. But if you look a little more closely, the natural world is teeming with cooperation.
Not only that, but from single celled organisms right th
The pursuit of happiness is one of the founding American ideals. But evidence from psychology research points to the conclusion that pursuing happiness for its own sake doesn't actually work.
What can work, however, is to cultivate a meaningfu
For much of human history, most people have been far too pre-occupied with the question, "How can I stay alive?" to have any time to think about the question "How should I live?"
But as billions of people have been raised out of poverty, and,
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