Wrestling with thetans, attempting to unlock a memory bank, and a personality test seemingly aimed at people with depression. This is Scientology’s “dissemination drill” for potential new members.
December 18, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Black men are stereotyped as violent, while black women are rendered invisible. Here’s why the gendering of black lives matters.
December 18, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
The sample size is still embarrassingly small, but at least there’s less room for the availability cascade.
December 17, 2014 • 12:41 PM • Share
For years, scholars have been searching for meaning in the artist’s preparation for the Second Coming of Christ. Perhaps the real purpose of the shrine lies not in his cryptic notes, but in our own sense of astonishment.
December 11, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Rock stardom isn’t compatible with satisfaction; it is, in essence, satisfaction’s very antithesis. To be a rock star is to revel in need, because it is the ongoing and relentless need of the audience that calls them into being.
December 4, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
New research suggests its impact on artists depends in large part on the type of war it is.
December 4, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Professor Sarah Shear examined the academic standards for elementary and secondary school education in all 50 states.
December 3, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
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