The new documentary “Make People Better” leans toward a different narrative about gene-editing than we've heard before.
The cost of seeing yourself as a thief is pretty steep, the results of a 2019 study suggest.
The Athenian rich paid their taxes because they craved the social success of being perceived as "useful."
To the Greek philosopher, all of our actions ultimately aim at our own pleasure.
They could also "turn off" their fear.
These five great books should prompt us to work on what needs fixing the most in the world: ourselves.
We are still new at this.
“My dad asked me if I had been to tutoring and I lied… Then he showed me the tablet."
Mahāyāna is the most popular type of Buddhism in the world today.
Is science for everyone, or just the morally upright?
Many have argued that morals are relative, but Russia's war crimes reveal the hollowness of that belief. Morality is universal and objective.
Many Americans aren't rejecting spirituality, just practicing it differently.
Inside the metaverse, your emotions and physical responses will be monitored, and AI will use that data to influence you in real time. Is that essentially mind control?
What if your best friend was an informant?
After 10,000 years of civilization, have we figured out what virtue is?
Every Christmas could be the last Christmas.
The "attention economy" corrupts science.
Successful forgers are remembered as great conmen, not artists. This is strange, considering their forgeries fooled even the most seasoned critics.
Synthetic biology has the power to cure and kill. Have we learned from our past mistakes?
Literature's first utopia shows how far we've come.