If we really want to reduce suicide — and sometimes I wonder if we do — we will increase our focus on mental health as a top-tier societal priority.
When science is considered the only route to knowledge, scientific experts are given the right to rule, and science becomes totalitarian.
Who — or what — determines what we are? Why does it matter? And how should we act in light of the answers to those questions?
It was, and is, the most controversial Catholic document of the past century, and perhaps of any century.
There’s no doubt that the confrontation with Darwinian evolution in the 19th century stole much of the confidence of traditional faith leaders.