On the morality of the death penalty, war, and generally believing some people deserve to die.
Lessons from the Kentucky Derby and the minds of horses.
May 03, 2016
Recently, there has been a huge outcry against a high school version of beer pong that pits "Jews" against "Nazis." But do we really need to be so angry...
April 26, 2016
Canadians are considering legislation that will allow physician-assisted suicide. In this video, Rabbi Brad Hirschfield explores this incredibly complicated moral question.
April 15, 2016
The positive side of new research that suggest humans will pursue their curiosity despite it being painful.
April 14, 2016
Are children and babies sellouts? New research says they might be. The question: what does that teach us about morality in general?
April 11, 2016
A number of states in the U.S., most recently North Carolina and Mississippi, have passed laws that protect religious freedom. But what are the motives behind these laws?
April 08, 2016
A new study demonstrates how our musical preferences can show how empathetic and/or logical we are.
April 07, 2016
The rhetoric from politicians after the Brussels attacks, some fanning the flames of Islamophobia and some addressing only the law enforcement and intelligence aspect of the issue, seem to miss...
March 25, 2016
How on earth could a day about a number matter at all, let alone in our daily lives?