We all feel like we're here for a reason—like we should make the world better than it is. But why? Shawn Boonstra digs into what our ancestors thought about that question. Turns out they were pretty smart cookies.
Seems like we're ripping apart the very foundations of our stable society. Shouldn't we stop to ask why? Shawn Boonstra says these “deconstructors” are building on long-forgotten and wrongheaded ideas.
Turns out there might be a really deep reason the world's major religions share a common thread—a collective memory. And Shawn Boonstra says that's a really big deal for the way religion has shaped society.