Religious attitudes

As an attitude inclines us to look at things in certain ways, like colored glasses, it can affect how we interpret what we see. Religions highlight particular attitudes – to encourage states of mind and ways of living that support values. For example, Christianity...

Music

Music plays a central role in most religions. It sets moods, reinforces messages and, with group song or chant, can help people feel connected. Some say “music is my religion”. Concerts, not church, are where they gather with people who share their beliefs...

What is the purpose of life?

  “The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.” Steven Weinberg With a naturalist view, it’s hard to see how there could be purpose in the cosmos. Particles, atoms, and molecules act in accordance with natural laws, assembling in...