Life is a Dream

Dreams are seemingly all anybody talks about in the Spanish Golden Age drama La vide es sueño (Life is a Dream).  In that classic by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, the crown prince of Poland — Segismundo — has been imprisoned by his father since...

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Wired for Worship

Can we adequately define religion in neuroscientific terms? In the penultimate Brainwave event at The Rubin Museum of Art in New York City, neuroscientist John Kubie discussed the brain and religion with anthropologist Lionel Tiger, author of the...

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