Pensar claramente sobre el cáncer
Cuando a la gente se le diagnostica cáncer, se vuelve vulnerable y se desespera. Buscan información y esperan encontrar libros de recetas de cocina, relatos milagrosos, medicina alternativa y “curas prohibidas” respecto del cáncer.
A Numerate Life
The man who brought us Innumeracy and touted the benefits of mathematical thinking begins his ‘anti-memoir’ by conveying concerns and questions we should have about biographies… or our own lives.
A Celebrity’s Experience in Scientology
In her new book, Troublemaker, written with Rebecca Paley, Remini interweaves stories of her personal and professional life with her history in and growing doubts about Scientology.
Biological Race and the Problem of Human Diversity
Is biological race a mere myth or a troublesome fact better left unexplored?
Searching for the Yowie, the Down Under Bigfoot
The Yowie is becoming increasingly standardized in its appearance. It is sometimes said that it resembles “depictions of the American Bigfoot” or that “America’s Bigfoot would be an identical type”
In Search of Mary Magdalene
But why today is there so much discussion about Magdalene? What’s so special about this woman to attract the attention of fans of mysteries?
Shifting the Conversation about Climate Change
As we educate the public about scientific consensus, evidence suggests we also need to reframe the focus of debate. Americans tend to view climate change as a scientific or environmental issue, but not as a problem that affects them personally or that connects to issues that they already perceive as important.
Clear Thinking About Cancer
He doesn’t blame people who go off in pursuit of a promised miracle cure. He understands their desperation and the comfort of having a hope to cling to. Rather, he blames those who offer that anything without a fair, accurate, and accountable foundation.