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What if the science of religion didn’t require a god?

If you’ve been watching religious studies for the past decade or so, you’ve heard many people argue that religion is simply a collection of beliefs, and that you shouldn’t try to find a deity.But the science that underpinned religion is actually quite complex.In a way, it’s the same as science fiction.There’s no single, definitive, or […]

The Science of Science and Religion

By Sam VastbergA science and religion graduate student has published a paper showing that religious people tend to be more likely to be very religious than secular people.According to the study, published this week in the journal Science, religious people are more likely than non-religious people to say that religion is essential to their lives […]

Why is it so hard for atheists to get access to science?

A new report from the American Humanist Association says atheists are less likely than Christians to receive access to scientific information in the United States, despite a growing number of new atheist organizations.“As the population of atheists increases, we see an increased need for access to the science and technology of our nation,” said Adam […]

How to teach science in schools

Science education in schools has a long way to go to be taken seriously, and this is why it is so important to get teachers in the classroom to understand how to teach it.It is not enough to teach that which is taught, but that which cannot be taught.We need to teach what is really […]

A little bit of science in the NHL

A little more than a month after the NHL announced its new gender-neutral policy, the league has a new sport, a new team, and a new song.NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman unveiled the new policy Friday during a ceremony marking the start of the 2017-18 season.“I think it is important that we reflect what our fans […]

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