The Science of Religion; Philosophy and Faith

The majority of the world’s population has also found in religion a core belief system fulfills the innate human need for meaning and purpose, acting as a shield against existential angst and moral dilemmas. Additionally, it can be argued that religion establishes a common-belief system which fosters cooperation and understanding between members, thus making society less susceptible to friction. In fact, the use of religion as a social tool may largely explain its staying power and cross-cultural ubiquity.

Human societies have indeed found in religion a solution to induce individuals to be nicer to each other as it outsources social and moral monitoring to a supernatural force that is all-seeing and omnipresent.

Who Was The Real Albert Einstein?

At first glance, his utter lack of fashion sense, untameable hair and walrus-inspired moustache didn’t particularly inspire thoughts of genius. Yet with his remarkable vision and scientific acumen Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) forever changed the way we look at how the world and the universe work. From lowly patent clerk to world-renowned physicist, heContinue reading “Who Was The Real Albert Einstein?”