Kuruvilla Pandikattu
The writer is a professor of science and religion
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The conservative and liberal values

When it comes to moral judgments, we think we are scientists discovering the truth, but actually we are lawyers arguing for posi­tions we arrived at by other means.” The surprising psychology behin

Planetary adventure

HOW do we live with the fact that we are destroying our world? What do we make of the loss of glaciers, the melting Arctic, widening deserts, the many cyclones and drying farmlands?

Conservative and liberal values

When it comes to moral judgments, we think we are scientists discovering the truth, but actually we are lawyers arguing for positions we arrived at by other means.” The surprising psychology behind

Can I be happier?

Love Island is 2015 TV show, where a group of men and women participate in a series of tasks with a partner that they keep swapping till they meet the love of their life.

Living longer

There seems to always be a mad dash toward the next new thing when it comes to nutrition and fitness — whether it’s the latest exercise craze, superfood or diet regimen.

Tracking our personality

It’s often been said that the eyes are the window to the soul, revealing what we think and how we feel.

Miracle of life on planet Earth

How and where did life originate? Some of the recent theories suggest that it originated in the outer space! Does it affect our understanding of the preciousness of life?

Role of scientific culture in life

I fully expected that by the end of the century we would have achieved substantially more than we actually did,” lamented the famous Neil Armstrong, who passed away at the age of 82 last week.

Human beings and life forms

Traditionally evolution was pictured as a straight line, gradually progressing from an ape-like ancestor to modern Homo sapiens.

Finding space for spirituality

How can we situate ou­rselves in the en­o­r­mously vast cosmic space? Can science instill in us a sense of awe and wond­er, which later takes us to rel­i­gion?

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