Monthly Archives: March 2015

Is religion the major cause of wars? Karen Armstrong argues “No.”

One only has to turn on the TV these days, or go to any internet news feed, to be confronted by horrific images of religious violence in the Middle East.  For those who saw the images of the Charlie Hebdo … Continue reading

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They told him he was a psychopath, and he thought they were joking.

What would you do if your brain scan showed you were a psychopath? I’ve just finished reading ‘The Psychopath Inside’ by James Fallon (Penguin, 2013, 246 pages.) Fallon was a neuroscientist  studying the brain scans of psychopaths: serial killers with … Continue reading

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