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What a Mess: Chaos and Creativity

One of the most influential ideas about crime prevention to come out in recent years is something called the “broken windows theory.” According to this theory, small acts of deviance—littering, […]... More>

Is Religion Just An Assortment of Gut Feelings?

The vast majority of the planet’s 7 billion people ascribe to some kind of religious belief—that is, a faith in things that cannot be proven. This makes no sense from […]... More>

Jonathan Haidt Decodes the Tribal Psychology of Politics

Washing the Body ‘Cleanses’ the Mind

A Moral Gene?