Cyndi Leach

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Philosopher of the month: Lao Tzu

This August, the OUP Philosophy team is honoring Lao Tzu as their Philosopher of the Month. But who was this mysterious figure? When did he live, …

Inspiring Leadership Lessons from Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu was a mystic philosopher from ancient China, best known as the author of the Tao Te Ching. His book contains many timeless lessons on living …

God Chooses the Despised: An Interview with 2015 Templeton Prize Laureate Jean Vanier

Sean Salai, S.J.<b>Jean Vanier</b><i> is a French Canadian Catholic philosopher and humanitarian who founded L'Arche, an international network of 147</i> …

Christianity

The power of gratitude (Ekev, Covenant & Conversation 5775 on ethics)

In the early 1990s, one of the great medical research exercises of modern times took place. It became known as the Nun Study. Some 700 American nuns, …

Happiness

Stephen Hawking: "Philosophy Is Dead"

Physicist Stephen Hawking tells Google that “Philosophy is dead.” An article in the <i>Telegraph</i> recounts:<p>Speaking to Google’s Zeitgeist Conference in …

Wine Quote: Louis Pasteur & the Wine Philosophy

<b>Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist</b> born December 27, 1822 in the Jura wine region particularly famous for its <i>Vin Jaune</i> and <i>Vin de</i> …

Vaccination

This is your body -- up very, very, close and personal

The human body is shown in fascinating, microscopic detail in the book "Science is Beautiful."

Type 1 Diabetes

A revolutionary tool is helping us unlock the secrets of DNA

But in the meantime, this tool, called CRISPR, is helping us do something else — something that's essential if we want to really re-write the genetic code. <b>It's helping us understand what genes actually do, both in humans and in animals.</b><p>The big misunderstanding of the age of genetics is that people …

WATCH: Two Hilarious 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Parody Trailers

If the first trailer for J.J. Abrams’ <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> has left you wanting more, two fan-created parodies of the trailer might help ease …

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians

Comedy