Age of Fear: An emotion even more powerful than love or hate

Age of Fear: An emotion even more powerful than love or hate

Special to CosmicTribune.com Dennis Prager The most famous words of Franklin Roosevelt, America’s longest-serving president, were, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” One wonders if any world leader would or could say that today. We live in the Age of Fear. All of my life, I thought love and hate were […]

Has neuroscience any need for the soul?

Has neuroscience any need for the soul?

Commentary by Joshua R. Farris If you’re a purveyor of recent neuroscience discussions, then you might think that consciousness is just a set of neurons firing in the brain. Nothing more. No soul or spirit behind it. Philosopher Matthew Owen takes this question head-on in his new book Measuring the Immeasurable Mind.  In it he […]

COVID-19 vaccines and theological abuse

COVID-19 vaccines and theological abuse

Commentary by Joshua R. Farris Another media outlet has become a pawn in larger healthcare control. This time it’s Evangelical’s largest news source, Christianity Today. Christianity Today’s coercive measures are directed at those naughty hesitators. Is it becoming less  an outlet for news and culture and increasingly a propaganda platform for religious manipulation and theological abuse? […]

Church is good news for families and child success

Church is good news for families and child success

Special to CosmicTribune.com By R. Clinton Ohlers New research is overturning longstanding assumptions about successful families, and doing so with a unexpected twist. Families who participate in church communities have on average both more children and more positive outcomes. Researchers believe they now also know why. Social scientists have long treated family size as a […]

The surprising history of the extraterrestrial-life debate

The surprising history of the extraterrestrial-life debate

Special to CosmicTribune.com  By R. Clinton Ohlers   The debate over the existence of extraterrestrial life has a surprisingly long history — one as old as the history of science itself. Astrophysicist and historian of science and religion, Parandis Tajbakhsh, recently summarized this history for the International Research Network for Science and Belief in Society. […]