What Are The Most Atheist Countries? | NowThis World

The development of culture, countries and even entire empires has been forged in the name of organised religion. Historically, it would often indicate and dictate a person’s world view, their level of education; even their role within a community. But today, the significance of religion is not what it used Continue Reading

Marx & religion

Welcome to the headless professor video series. Today we are talking about Karl Marx and his view of religion. We remember Karl Marx primarily as the father of communism. He constructed a philosophical system that is known as Dialectical Materialism. Now the materialism part of his system refers to the Continue Reading

Sociology Fundamentals

Social science is the investigation of human social connections and organizations. Human science’s topic is differing, extending from wrongdoing to religion, from the family to the state, from the divisions of race and social class to the mutual convictions of a typical society, and from social steadiness to a radical Continue Reading

Israel’s Religiously Divided Society

(soft music) – At the Pew Research Center one of our goals is to study religious groups around the world. Every society is divided in one way or another and essentially that is the human condition. But what we find in Israel is that the extent of the division is Continue Reading

Bill Nye: Creationism Is Not Appropriate For Children

Denial of evolution is unique to the United States.I mean, we’re the world’s most advanced technological mean, you could say Japan but generally, the United States is where most of the innovations still happens. People still move to the United States. And that’s largely because of the intellectual capital we Continue Reading

Cornel West: The Difference Between Justice and Revenge

Cornell West: Shelley was right when he said poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world. Yes Percy, we appreciate that. We understand that. We know they published that after you died, but we got the memo. By poetry he wasn’t talking about versifiers, he wasn’t talking about folks who Continue Reading

Do Humans Have Free Will, Or Are We Programmed By Society? | Joscha Bach

Like consciousness, free will is often misunderstood because we know it by reference, but it’s difficult to know it by content, what you really mean by free will. A lot of people who immediately feel that free will is related to whether the universe is deterministic or probabilistic. And while Continue Reading

Podcast: Trump Rejects Socialism in Landmark Address

As you all know, President Donald Trump stood up to a resurgent wave of socialism in America during the State of the Union address on Feb. 5, telling Congress and the nation, “America will never be a socialist country.” The president reviewed his administration’s successes, most of which have been Continue Reading

The Perilous State of the University: Jonathan Haidt & Jordan B Peterson

I’m here today in Manhattan talking to you Dr. Jonathan Haidt Who’s a professor at NYU and I have him here for a bunch of reasons Jonathan is an extremely interesting researcher. I’ve been following his work on disgust and political belief for Literally for decades he was one of Continue Reading

Biblical Series V: Cain and Abel: The Hostile Brothers

So I’m going to read you something. I get some I had a lot of mail And I don’t know where I got this I’ve been a lot of different places in the last week And this showed up at one of them, and I’m going to read it to Continue Reading