Science continues to uncover the hidden laws of our ordered universe, without which life could not exist. But it can't hope to answer the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything: why are we here? Here's why believing in natural order without design demonstrates more faith than you might think.
Why do we hate being bored so much? Why do we always try to fill the silence? In our productivity culture, resting is out of fashion, but perhaps our constant need to be entertained tells us something deeper about ourselves?
If you’ve ever encountered sudden loss, you’ll understand the feeling: a raw anger at the injustice of the situation. But what if there’s no one left to be angry at?
It’s been called the New Drug. An insidious addiction that’s caught on to the wonders of technological advancement much more quickly than we can cope with: porn. It is becoming ever more acceptable, yet the data is only just emerging of the damage it causes individuals, relationships and wider society. So why do we continually crave something beyond what reality can give us?
Cancer affects everyone I know to some degree, yet death is somehow still a taboo topic. The vague hope of something better after death collides with a prevalent material worldview which says our consciousness is biological and temporary. Here’s the story of how my own encounter with cancer and death helped me come to terms with life.
Poor, overweight and downright resolution-weary, we’re approaching what’s been branded ‘the most depressing day of the year’ — Blue Monday. But for those of us who’ve struggled with real debt, it’s no joking matter. And here’s a message of hope.
Many believe that religion will inevitably decline with social and intellectual progress. How can Christians honestly believe their faith is true when we see their numbers diminishing?
In our ‘post-truth’ world, attitudes towards established grand narratives have changed. Old assumptions are being challenged, but not always for the right reasons. We explore why 40% of adults in the UK believe that Jesus was not a real, historical person.
Are you anxious about what the future holds and the rate at which technology, especially Artificial Intelligence, is advancing? What happens when we’re no longer the most intelligent beings on the planet?
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