Many countries' histories are governed by the familiar demographic story of growth, industrialization, and decline. But not France.
Tikal, one of the biggest cities the Maya ever built, was home to a vast and flourishing society.
If someone can make you feel insecure, incomplete, and inadequate, they then can present themselves as the solution you need.
If the "self" is not real, then we are slaves to a billiard ball universe, trapped in a nihilistic nightmare in which we cannot change our fate.
Iran’s Persian Constitutional Revolution reveals the complicated relationship between Islam and democracy
The Persian Constitutional Revolution made unlikely allies and enemies of missionaries, ayatollahs, the shah, and his Russian ambassadors. Its legacy shaped modern-day Iran.
Will you die when your body dies?
If you feel like you're missing out on something bigger, you might be feeling saṃvega.
The mountain can generate lenticular clouds, which may contribute to its supernatural reputation.
To this day, one cult believes that Lemuria was real, and that its people left us the sacred wisdom to revive their advanced civilization.
Wherever automation rises, religiosity falls.
Be more like Goldilocks.
The Te’omim Cave in the Jerusalem Hills is filled with skulls and oil lamps — objects a new study says may have been used in dark rituals.
There were many similarities, but also some profound differences.
A person saved is a person earned.
The debate goes back at least 400 years.
“It is healthy and normal to be afraid of death."
No, Gandhi did not single-handedly bring about Indian independence. Pacifism alone usually gets you killed.
People discovered prehistoric fossils long before Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species." The remains of these unknown creatures often puzzled their discoverers.
Dante’s epic journey through hell and heaven reveal how the poet felt about his own country.
These core teachings make an ideal starting point for exploring Buddhist philosophy.
Gods and angels have been replaced with hi-tech extraterrestrials.