Dehumanized: When math and science rule the school.

Mark Slouka, Harper’s, September, 2009 Many years ago, my fianc√©e attempted to lend me a bit of respectability by introducing me to my would-be…

Weird science – the perils of Muslim scholarship

I am posting Ziauddin Sardar’s article published in the New Statesman (August 21,2008) that explores the ‘nonesense” of some Muslim scholars who claim that…

Chimp beats students at computer game

“….humans made a mental trade-off as they diverged from their common ancestor with chimps some 5 to 6 million years ago. In gaining brawnier…

Why I’ve learned to love the novel…

Thanks to Isa Daudpota, I was introduced to Rebecca Goldstein who marries the art of novel with science in an effortless manner. Her remarks…

Einstein on Religion and Science

Came across this brilliant quote from Einstein: In their struggle for the ethical good, teachers of religion must have the stature to give up…