Western conceptions of political secularism do not appear to have travelled well to other societies.
When people’s personal friendship networks become more religiously diverse, that seems to make them more accepting of other faiths, but it also turns out that if you add friends within a congregation, more church friends, you actually become more civically engaged.
I am concerned with the quality of our choices as choices, and I am interested in excavating from our behaviors and artifacts an archaeology of our emotional life in the hope that naming these feelings can help us begin to reclaim our choices as our own.
That means, first, that I have to love my neighbor—my colleague—above my own productivity.
Big data can’t save us from mental distresses and disorders.
For Mark Zuckerberg, the metaverse is personally important, a way to achieve an absolute good through connecting people.