Archive: Rebecca Goldstein
The dramatic quandaries presented here show the systemic problems with an institution, religion, which forces people to choose between intellectual freedom and loyalty to community.
By Rebecca Goldstein | March 17, 2010; 12:00 PM ET | Comments (0)
Atheists think believers are illogical. Believers think atheists are immoral. Can a work of fiction help bridge the divide?
By Rebecca Goldstein | January 8, 2010; 11:52 AM ET | Comments (8)
Many of the moral sentiments expressed in the Bible strike us, at face value, as primitive and shocking. In reading these sources so that they don't violate our evolved sense of morality, believers themselves demonstrate that this evolved sense has a purely human, not supernatural, basis.
By Rebecca Goldstein | October 27, 2009; 04:48 PM ET | Comments (5)