Day: March 16, 2015

“Freedom of Religion” bill passes the Indiana House Judiciary Committee

“Freedom of Religion” bill passes the Indiana House Judiciary Committee Opponents of SB 101 protest in Indiana

Indiana’s controversial “Freedom of Religion” bill, which allows business owners and employers to opt-out of providing services to people they believe have same-sex attractions or relationships, was moved out of committee and cleared for a full vote by a strong majority.

Is free will an illusion? Krista Tippett hosts a discussion about the mind and morality

Is free will an illusion? Krista Tippett hosts a discussion about the mind and morality

On Being, the Peabody-award winning radio show about the human condition, hosts a conversation between Michael McCullough, professor of psychology, and Arthur Zajonc, physicist, about morality and the ways our practices and thoughts may shape our morality. Tippett and her guests discuss morality, the mind, and quantum mechanics as they gently debate predetermination, mechanistic morality, […]

H.E. Baber criticizes The Episcopal Church for being closed-off in an interview on her faith

Helen De Cruz, Asst Professor in philosophy at VU University Amsterdam, interviewed H.E. Baber, Professor in philosophy at the University of San Diego, for a series on how the religious practices of philosophers influences their academic work. Baber, an Episcopalian who doesn’t attend a church, speaks about the difficulties outsiders face in joining the Church, and […]