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Can a thinking person still have faith? My skeptical, honest quest for religious answers

<b>(AP/Andrew Medichini/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>I was a skeptic, until my son and wife got sick and suddenly faith in something seemed important. But in 2015, how?<p>Darin Strauss<p>September 26, 2015 7:30pm (UTC)<p><i>"I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist." -- Camus</i><p>When I searched for God I found a man who …

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8 Ways To Improve Your Focus

Our attention spans are dwindling, but focus is a muscle that you can build if you work on it. Pay attention: Here are eight ways.<p>The average human has an eight-second attention span–less than that of a goldfish, according to a 2015 study from Microsoft. That number has shrunk over the years due to …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

Are racists dumb? Do conservatives tend to be less intelligent than liberals? A provocative new study from Brock University in Ontario suggests the answer to both questions may be a qualified yes.<p>The study, published in <i>Psychological Science</i>, showed that people who score low on I.Q. tests in …

15 Kurt Vonnegut Quotes About Writers and Writing

As affable and loquacious as he was, Kurt Vonnegut disliked interviews. In <i>Palm Sunday</i>, he mentions his distaste for the process itself, of being …