Does not realizing you could be wrong or partly wrong contribute to extreme divisions in politics and beyond? This piece looks at the problem. https://www.miragenews.com/emory-psychologist-examines-whether-intellectual-humility-can-temper-political-polarization/ Advertisements
The religious landscape of the United States continues to change at a rapid clip, with both Protestantism and Catholicism experiencing losses of population share. Source: In U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace | Pew Research Center
CHVN Radio – Serving Winnipeg and Southern Manitoba Source: Christians face ongoing attacks, violence in Sri Lanka – chvnradio.com Opinion: Globally speaking, several think tanks and data centers report that Christianity is the most persecuted religious group in the world today. But we don’t hear terms like “Christophobia.” Is it because of Christianity’s past? The… Read More Christians face ongoing attacks, violence in Sri Lanka – chvnradio.com | + Opinion
York Regional Police say more information will be released on Wednesday about a multi-provincial investigation into human trafficking and organized crime that has led to the arrest of 31 people. Source: More than 200 charges laid in organized crime, human trafficking investigation: York Regional Police | CP24.com Opinion: One day last summer I was at… Read More More than 200 charges laid in organized crime, human trafficking investigation: York Regional Police | CP24.com | + Opinion
Opinion – This article is from The Conversation. I’d just like to make the preliminary remark that although a pretty good piece, it has flaws. Ironically, some see scientism – like the kind promoted here – as a kind of oppressive regime. Instead of saying “research has shown” the author would have done better to… Read More Would you stand up to an oppressive regime or would you conform? Here’s the science | + Opinion
Admittedly, I write a lot about corruption and international criminals. On the one hand, I think it is appropriate. Too many people haven’t a clue about what’s really going on around them. They pay their taxes thinking their money is going to the right places. They believe job opportunities and hiring practices are fair and… Read More Politics – A many-sided beast?
After finding readers devoted less attention to science fiction than literary fiction, researchers say quality determines comprehension – not genre Source: ‘Sci-fi makes you stupid’ study refuted by scientists behind original research | Books | The Guardian