How “God” Works

One would expect no less than unflinching objectivity and critical thinking from Marshall Brain, the founder of Still, the territory of his new book, How “God” Works, is quite different from his popular website,... Read More

The Culinary Imagination

Food. It’s not just what we eat. We talk about it, write about it, dream about it, paint pictures of it, and finally become it. In Sandra M. Gilbert’s The Culinary Imagination, the poet and... Read More

Does Altruism Exist? Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

In nature, absent humans, you rarely find truly altruistic behavior, and when you do, there’s an explanation available that shows how that behavior arises through what you might call natural causes. So mama bear risks... Read More